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  Attalus   I Soter - king of Pergamum, 241-197 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
  + Eumenes
269/19 The birth of Attalus, the future king of Pergamum.
237/10 Attalus defeats the Galatians by the river Caicus.
229/9 Attalus defeats Antiochus Hierax in Phrygia.
228/7 Attalus defeats Antiochus Hierax and the Galatians in two battles,
228/14 Attalus defeats Antiochus Hierax again, by the river Harpasus in Cari
224/13 Attalus defeats Lysias.
223/1 Seleucus sets out to attack Attalus, leaving Hermeias as vice-regent.
222/21 Achaeus forces Attalus to take refuge in Pergamum.
220/46 The birth of Attalus, the son of Attalus of Pergamum.
218/25 Attalus subdues Aeolis and Mysia.
218/41 mutiny amongst Attalus' soldiers.
216/22 Antiochus enters an alliance with Attalus against Achaeus.
214/6 Sayings of Lacydes, addressed to Attalus and others.
211/10 into an alliance with the Romans, along with Attalus of Pergamum.
210/1a Aetolians capture Aegina and sell it to Attalus for thirty talents.
208/15b cree of Lilaea in Phocis, in honour of the garrison sent by Attalus.
208/16 Attalus returns to Asia to face an attack from Bithynia.
206/6a Antiochus, Ptolemy, and Attalus recognising the status of the
206/6a ings Antiochus, Ptolemy, and Attalus recognising the status of the
205/21 the Romans send envoys to Attalus in an attempt to obtain the sacr
201/20 Embassies from Attalus and Rhodes bring charges against Philippus bef
199/12 The Roman fleet, aided by Attalus, captures Oreus.
199/21 The consuls enter office, and receive an embassy from Attalus.
197/2a OGIS_270, a decree of Aptara in honour of Attalus.
197/3 Attalus destroys Gergitha in the Troad and resettles its inhabitants.
197/4 from Delphi predicts that Attalus' family will reign until the tim
197/5 Attalus appoints Ctesiphon of Athens to be a judge in Aeolis.
197/6 Lysimachus is the teacher and parasite of Attalus.
197/7 comments on the achievements of Attalus, a loyal ally of the Romans.
197/8 Attalus I dies at Thebes after suffering a stroke there.
197/12a 24.J, the manumission of a slave-girl by an officer of king Attalus.
    Within translations:
Athen_06.252 atterer and the tutor of Attalus the king, a man whom Call
Athen_15.697 o;ω&), was made by Attalus, who succeeded Philetaeru
Diod_34.13 invent. [13] &   Attalus, the first king of that name,
Euseb]:Chron_253 ted, and he joined battle with Attalus in the region of
Festus:Brev.10 the partnership of King Attalus, and we took possession
Hieron:Chron_1808 Laevinus made an alliance with Attalus, the king of Asia.
Hieron:Chron_1828 Eumenes, the brother of king Attalus, was in his prime.
Inscr_10 oyal stations which king Attalus, son of Eumenes, main
Inscr_100 (c. 200)   send envoys to king Attalos to request an allied fo
Inscr_24 (early 2nd cent.)   ks appointed by king Attalos, sold to Pythian Ap
Inscr_63 (193)   the statue of king Attalos and the statue of Phi
Just_27.3 [27.3] Meanwhile Eumenes, king of Bithynia, when the bro
Just_29.4 an alliance with king Attalus, proceeded to lay waste
Just_30.3 ngs, embassies from king Attalus, and from the Rhodians,
OGIS_268 (? 159)   cription to the reign of Attalos I, i.e. 241/0 B
OGIS_269 (c. 238-227)   ng Attalos dedicated] this thank
OGIS_273 (c. 238-227)   [273]   King Attalos dedicated these thank-off
OGIS_280 (229-197)   s statue of king Attalos was dedicated by Epig
OGIS_281 (c. 210)   g Attalos dedicated these first-fru
OGIS_283 (201-198)   ng] Attalos dedicated this to [Zeus]
Phlegon:Mir_9 be handed over to the sons of Attalus. The Celts dwelling
Polyaen_04.18.2 engaged in a war with Attalus and the Rhodians, found
Polyaen_04.20.1 Frontinus, Str.4.7.20] [20] Attalus. Attalus, previo
RC_28 (c. 240)   might have been written by Attalos I. } [King Ptol
RC_49 (182)   enes, the son of king Attalos and queen Apollonis,
Syll_523 (c. 220)   ed to Apollo] by king Attalos, [except the king him
Syll_628 (182)   g Eumenes son of king Attalos on account of his vi
Syll_630 (182)   from his father king Attalos both piety [towards th
Syll_641 (c. 174)   ens, the son of king Attalos and queen Apollonis,
Syll_670 (before 161)   alos, son of [king Attalos], was dedicated to Py

  Attalus 2   II Philadelphus - king of Pergamum, 159-138 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
220/46 The birth of Attalus, the son of Attalus of Pergamum.
185/2a RC_47, a letter of Attalus concerning tax-exemption for the temple
182/10 Attalus and his brothers visit Cyzicus with their mother Apollonis.
172/6 Attalus attempts to marry his sister-in-law Stratonice, following fal
167/2 Attalus the brother of Eumenes appears before the senate.
163/4 Attalus appears before the senate to defend his brother Eumenes again
160/19 IG_672, commemorating a gift from Attalus II to the city of Delphi.
159/1 Attalus defends Eumenes against the accusations of Prusias.
159/11 dicated to Apollonis at Cyzicus by her children Eumenes and Attalus.
159/11a RC_56-60, letters from Eumenes and Attalus to Attis.
159/11b Inscr_84, a letter of Attalus concerning Aribazus, the commander of
158/6 OGIS_751, a letter from Attalus to Amlada.
158/8 The death of Eumenes II, and accession of Attalus II.
158/12 SEG_44.1108, a letter of Attalus II to Olbasa in Pisidia.
157/3 Attalus sets up Alexander Balas as a rival to Demetrius.
156/7 Prusias attacks and defeats Attalus.
156/11 The senate reacts cautiously to an appeal for help from Attalus.
155/1 ends legates to investigate the dispute between Prusias and Attalus.
155/13 OGIS_315.6, a letter from Attalus II to Attis describing a meeting
154/6 Peace between Attalus and Prusias.
145/22 War between Attalus of Pergamum and Diegylus the Thracian.
142/11 OGIS_331.2, a letter from Attalus to Athenaeus.
140/14 Burstein_90, a letter from Attalus praising his son's tutor, a citiz
138/12 Attalus founds the city of Attaleia in Pamphylia.
138/13 Attalus attempts to improve the harbour at Ephesus.
138/14 Attalus settles the Dionysiac artists at Myonnesus, but soon afterwar
138/15 Attalus invents a technique of gold embroidery.
138/16 Attalus becomes indolent, and hands over the control of his kingdom
138/17 The death of Attalus II of Pergamum, and accession of Attalus III.
    Within translations:
Athen_05.212 front of the portico of Attalus, standing on it and looki
Diod_33.14 cheia, which belonged to Attalus, he burnt it to the groun
Diod_33.15 [15] &   When Attalus understood that Diēgylis
Euseb]:Chron_255 assistance of Ptolemy and Attalus, and he was killed
Inscr_84 (170-159)   rtune.   Attalos to Sosthenes and Herodes, gre
Just_35.1 tolemaeus king of Egypt, Attalus king of Asia, and Ariarat
Lucian:Macr_12 life at eighty. Attalus, called Philadelphus, also king
OGIS_264 (117-138AD)   dom] with his brother Attalos [during his lifetime,
OGIS_268 (? 159)   y to belong to the reign of Attalos II or III. } In
OGIS_298 (c. 183)   Attalos son of king Attalos dedicated this to Zeus
OGIS_303 (c. 158-138)   s on behalf of king Attalos Philadelphos and q
OGIS_304 (c. 158-138)   s on behalf of king Attalos Philadelphos and q
OGIS_323 (c. 150)   n for ever; and king Attalos, the brother-loving {P
OGIS_351 (c. 155-154)   rite to] king Attalos and king Ariarathes [about]
Plut:Mor_184 ing brought to Pergamum, Attalus his brother put on the
RC_58 (163-160)   Attalos to priest Attis,
RC_59 (163-160)   Attalos to priest Attis,
RC_62 (160-139)   g Attalos to the council and
Syll_606 (190)   s statue of Attalos son of king Attalos was
Syll_629 (182)   enes and his brothers Attalos, Philetairos and Athe
Syll_666 (before 162)   alos and Ariarathes of Syp
Syll_670 (before 161)   s statue of [king] Attalos, son of [king Attal

  Attalus 3   III Philometor Euergetes - king of Pergamum, 138-133 B.C.
Wikipedia entry
138/17 The death of Attalus II of Pergamum, and accession of Attalus III.
137/7 Attalus III purges his opponents.
135/10 OGIS_331.4, a letter from Attalus to Pergamum.
135/11 OGIS_331.3, a letter from Attalus to Cyzicus.
133/11 The grammarian Daphitas (or Daphidas) is put to death by Attalus.
133/12b RC_68 & 69, letters of Attalus III concerning Hieracome in Lydia and
133/12c S_332, a decree of Pergamum granting divine honours to Attalus III.
133/13 Attalus III is a keen gardener.
133/14 Death of Attalus III of Pergamum, who bequeaths his kingdom to Rome.
133/15 Gracchus proposes to share out the money left by Attalus.
133/29 nding the citizenship of Pergamum as a consequence of Attalus' will.
132/17 the praetor C.Popillius, ratifying Attalus' decisions and will.
132/20 The valuable personal effects of Attalus are auctioned at Rome.
    Within translations:
Diod_34.3 [3] &   In Asia, Attalus {III} as soon as he came to the
Festus:Brev.10 when it had been bequeathed in Attalus' will. Nevertheless
Hieron:Chron_1887 ews, for 26 years. Attalus died, and left the Roman people
Just_36.4 its new sovereigns, King Attalus in Asia polluted a most
Just_38.7 riches of the kingdom of Attalus, or the ancient opulence
OGIS_264 (117-138AD)   [kingdom to his son] Attalos, [with his brother Att
OGIS_298 (c. 183)   Attalos son of king Attalos dedic
OGIS_332 (138-133)   ople [honours] king Attalos Philometor Euergetes,
Plut:Demetr_20 tables and lamps. Attalus, surnamed Philometor, amused
Vit:Nicand_1 lived in the reign of Attalus, the last king of Pergamu

  Attalus 4   - general and father-in-law of Philippus II of Macedonia
Wikipedia entry
Athen_13.557 of Hippostratus and niece of Attalus. And bringing her
Just_9.5 Parmenion, Amyntas, and Attalus, whose sister he had rec
Just_9.7 a banquet, first with Attalus, and afterwards with his
Just_12.6 other and brothers, with Attalus, Eurylochus, Pausanias,
Polyaen_05.44.4 efended by Parmenion and Attalus with a force of ten thous

  Attalus 5   - son of Andromenes; one of Alexander's officers
Wikipedia entry
320/15 Attalus, the brother-in-law of Perdiccas, takes his fleet to Tyre,
    Within translations:
Arrian:Fr_* 9-11 * the scribe and supported by Attalus. Antipater barely
Just_13.3 two of their officers, Attalus and Meleager, to quell
Polyaen_04.6.7 marching in pursuit of Attalus, Alcetas, and Docimus,

  Attalus 6   Epiphanes - king of Paphlagonia, first century B.C.
64/16 Cappadocia, Aristarchus in Colchis, and Attalus in Paphlagonia.

  Attalus 7   - the father of Philetaerus
OGIS_310 (277-268)   Pergamon, the son of Attalos, dedicated this lan
OGIS_311 (267-263)   Pergamon, the son of Attalos, dedicated [this l

  Attalus   - in documents
Inscr_61.B (196-146)   ration for men:   Attalos of Metropolis, the s
Inscr_61.C (early 2nd century)   sp; Agathokles son of Attalos Stadion race for men:
Inscr_90 (311-306)   : 1,500 Nikon son of Attalos   : 1,000 Nikepho
OGIS_59 (163)   . Eumelos Moschos Diodamos Attalos son of Cha... Th

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