Eumenes - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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I - king of Pergamum, 263-241 B.C.
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taerus, who is succeeded as ruler of Pergamum by his nephew Eumenes.
Eumenes defeats Antiochus I at Sardis.
Eumenes narrowly escapes being captured by Galatians.
OGIS_267, a letter from Eumenes I to Pergamum.
_266, recording a settlement between Eumenes I and his mercenaries.
The death of Eumenes I.
nor do you consider that Eumenes the king of Pergamum, the
(150-133) and they showed that Eumenes, when he took over po
(c. 260) [Eumenes to the generals, hipparch
II - king of Pergamum, 197-160 B.C.
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olemaeus and Ariarathes, but Eumenes refuses to marry the third daugh
Syll_605, a dedication by Eumenes II of spoils from the war against
The Romans and Eumenes defeat the fleet of Antiochus at Corycus.
King Eumenes addresses the senate, together with embassies from Antio
Athenian decree in honour of (?) Menander, an associate of Eumenes.
The outbreak of war between Eumenes and Prusias.
Embassies from Eumenes and other Greek states complain to the senate
Achaean assembly discusses relations with Eumenes and Ptolemy.
embassies from Philippus and Eumenes, the Achaeans and Sparta, and
Syll_627, a treaty between Eumenes and the cities of Crete.
senate receives envoys from Eumenes, Pharnaces, and Philippus, and
annibal defeats the fleet of Eumenes by throwing pots full of poisono
Prusias and Eumenes agree peace terms.
RC_49 & 50, letters from Eumenes to Iasus and Cos concerning the cul
phictyonic Council honouring Eumenes and recognising the festival of
Syll_628 & 629, a decree of the Aetolians honouring Eumenes.
Envoys from Eumenes, Ariarathes, Pharnaces, and Philippus, and from
Pharnaces in the war against Eumenes, because of the terms of the tre
office, and the brothers of Eumenes appear before the senate in
Austin_202, a letter from Eumenes to Artemidorus, the governor of
Pharnaces renews the war against Eumenes.
Roman embassy mediates between Pharnaces and Eumenes.
Eumenes attempts to prevent ships sailing through the Hellespont into
Pharnaces and Eumenes agree to peace terms.
of Byzantium, after being accused of planning to flee to Eumenes.
ecree of (?) Athens praising Eumenes for his help in establishing Ant
Eumenes visits Rome and accuses Perseus before the senate.
Eumenes is hit by a rock fall near Delphi, allegedly as a result
Greece and Macedonia, and supports the accusations made by Eumenes.
-in-law Stratonice, following false rumours of the death of Eumenes.
The Achaean league restores the honours given to Eumenes.
contacts between the Macedonians and Cydas, an officer of Eumenes.
Alleged negotiations between Perseus and Eumenes.
The Galatians attack Eumenes.
from Antiochus, Ptolemy, Eumenes and Masinissa, and from Pisa and
Attalus the brother of Eumenes appears before the senate.
arrange an end to the fighting between Eumenes and the Galatians.
_651, an Athenian decree in honour of Diodorus, a friend of Eumenes.
Eumenes arrives at Brundisium, but he returns home after the Roman
OGIS_763, a letter from Eumenes II to the Ionian League.
Eumenes defeats the Galatians.
SEG_57.1109, a letter from Eumenes II to the city of Tabae in Caria.
decree of Delphi concerning games at Sardis in honour of Eumenes.
SEG_57.1157, a letter from Eumenes II granting concessions to the
senate to defend his brother Eumenes against the accusations of Prusi
The Roman envoy Gallus investigates accusations against Eumenes.
RC_55, a letter from Eumenes to Attis.
Eumenes and Demetrius give gifts of grain to the Rhodians.
Attalus defends Eumenes against the accusations of Prusias.
71, a decree of Delphi establishing a festival in honour of Eumenes.
dicated to Apollonis at Cyzicus by her children Eumenes and Attalus.
RC_56-60, letters from Eumenes and Attalus to Attis.
The poet Leschides accompanies Eumenes on his campaigns.
Eumenes creates a library at Pergamum by collecting a large number
ustin_236, two letters from Eumenes to the inhabitants of Tyriaeum.
RC_53, a letter from Eumenes to the Dionysiac artists at Teos.
General remarks on the character of Eumenes, a wise and loyal king.
The death of Eumenes II, and accession of Attalus II.
of Cardia - a general who fought against Antigonus I, died 316 B.C.
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Perdiccas, Eumenes and Seleucus are promoted to new posts following
Eumenes decides to leave Leonnatus, and joins Perdiccas.
of Cappadocia, and appoints Eumenes to be governor of the region.
Eumenes recruits a local cavalry force of over 6,000 men.
crosses over to Asia, and attacks Eumenes and Cleopatra at Sardis.
optolemus deserts to Antipater and attacks Eumenes, but is defeated.
tolemus in another attack on Eumenes, but they are defeated and are
fter the death of Perdiccas, and Eumenes is declared a public enemy.
Antigonus is appointed to lead the war against Eumenes.
Eumenes is advised by Cleopatra to leave Sardis, and retires to Celae
Eumenes is trapped and defeated by Antigonus at Orcynia.
Eumenes secretly prevents his soldiers from attacking Antigonus' bagg
Eumenes withstands a siege by Antigonus at Nora.
Antigonus sends Hieronymus to end the siege of Eumenes.
perchon and Olympias appoint Eumenes to be commander of the Macedonia
Eumenes gains the loyalty of the "Silver Shields" by invoking the nam
Eumenes gathers a large force of mercenaries, despite the opposition
Eumenes attempts to gain control of Phoenicia.
Antigonus sends a force through Cilicia to attack Eumenes.
Eumenes marches to the east, and crosses the Tigris despite oppositio
Eumenes joins up with the Eastern satraps and assumes overall command
Susa, but is prevented by Eumenes from crossing the river Coprates
enes and Antigonus march to meet each other, but Eumenes falls sick.
drawn battle between Eumenes and Antigonus at Paraetacene.
Antigonus and Eumenes rest their armies: the wife of the Indian gener
launch a surprise attack on Eumenes, but his army reveals its positi
Eumenes tricks Antigonus into delaying his attack.
Antigonus makes an unsuccessful attack on Eumenes' elephants.
The leaders of the Silver Shields begin to plot against Eumenes.
Antigonus defeats Eumenes in Gabiene.
Eumenes is handed over to Antigonus by his own army.
ession of a large force of elephants after his victory over Eumenes.
Stratagems employed by Antigonus against Eumenes.
The character of Eumenes, and his skill as a general.
Antigonus puts Eumenes to death.
The funeral of Eumenes.
ucus the son of Antiochus, and Eumenes of Cardia. Meleager
aughter Cleopatra. Eumenes of Cardia favoured Cleopatra,
over Pontus He appointed Eumenes [? as it is recorded] to
Cassandreia.  Eumenes, one of the cleverest of the
Just_* 13.4-8 *
and Paphlagonia were given to Eumenes. 17 The chief comma
853) BOOK 14 [14.1] When Eumenes found that Perdiccas was
; 21 and directed that Eumenes, whom, from regard to the
and his brother, with Eumenes and Polysperchon, and oth
of Upper Asia, followed Eumenes, and, when he was defeate
historian writes, that Eumenes of Cardia was the son of
ildren. Thus died Eumenes ; and divine justice did not
Polyaen_* 04.6.10-15 *
between Antigonus and Eumenes, in which the victory was
who were commanded by Eumenes, and his force was inferi
great sums of money from Eumenes, were under the conduct
ere enabled to cross it.  Eumenes. Eumenes was clo
emy, Olcias, Lysimachus, Eumenes, Asander did not know wha
Paphlagonia and Cappadocia to Eumenes, the secretary. The
- governor of Amastris, 3rd century B.C.
offering money. Eumenes, who held Amastris, was swayed
- in documents
(c. 143/2) ysios son of Sokrates Eumenes son of Dionysios Apol
(32) atriates Symmachos, Eumenes, Apollonios son of Char
(158) son of Arapios, with Eumenes son of Menandros ac
son of Antiochos son of Eumenes &[ 79/8 ] Pausanias
(c. 194) yros of Samos, the son of Eumenes. [B] Satyros of
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