Orestes of Macedon

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King of Macedon
Reign 399–396 BC
Predecessor Crateuas (Craterus)
Spouse unknown
House (Ancient) Macedon
Dynasty Argead
Father Archelaus I
Mother unknown
Religion Ancient Greek religion

Orestes of Macedon (Greek: Ὀρέστης ὁ Μακεδών) was son of Archelaus I and successor king of his murdered father. He reigned between 399–396 BC along with his guardian Aeropus II. After that Aeropus reigned for another year alone to eventually being succeeded by Orestes' brother Archelaus II.


  • History of the Macedonians by Edward Farr, 1850, p. 43.
Preceded by
King of Macedon
399–396 BC
Succeeded by
Archelaus II