Perseus - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- son of Danaeë ; ancient king of Mycenae
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For they too call Perseus the son of Zeus, and it is afte
of Seriphus boast that Perseus arrived from his contest
that; they are the darlings of Perseus the son of Zeus.
hus being turned into stone by Perseus with the Gorgon's
ronghold of sky-mounting Perseus, I, the nurse of the star
and you stronghold of Perseus once all golden, you are
the winged sandals is Perseus ; she who is chained to
necles, does not disgrace even Perseus, your founder. Such
omicron;ς race of Perseus, spoken of by Pindarus,
And the invincible chiefs of Perseus' line. & Thus let
rians; and in his reign, Perseus the son of Danaë,
led for 17 years. Dionysus and Perseus lived at this time.
son of Sthenelus, the son of Perseus. After Eurysthenes,
on, for 50 years. The deeds of Perseus occurred in his rei
had been established by Perseus, the son of Picus and Dan
sea which once on a time Perseus, when his feet bore him
oes not sing Sappho, yet Perseus was in love with Indian
- king of Macedonia, 179-168 B.C.
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Perseus and Demetrius, after Perseus accuses Demetrius of plotting
Rivalry between Perseus and Demetrius, after Perseus accuses Demetriu
The death of Philippus, and accession of Perseus.
Perseus renews the alliance between Macedonia and Rome, and is offici
man embassy returns from Macedonia and reports on Perseus' policies.
Perseus visits Delphi with his army, and attempts to maintain friendl
Perseus attempts to establish friendly relations with the Achaean Lea
Eumenes visits Rome and accuses Perseus before the senate.
rock fall near Delphi, allegedly as a result of a plot by Perseus.
The Romans start to make preparations for war against Perseus.
tour the Greek states, seeking support for a war against Perseus.
authorizes the new consuls to declare war on Perseus immediately.
.Marcius Philippus persuades Perseus not to start fighting until
Perseus seeks allies amongst the Greek states.
The envoys of Perseus are given an audience outside Rome and then ord
Perseus holds a council at Pella and decides to fight the Romans rath
Perseus captures Azorus, Pythous, Doliche, Cyretiae, Mylae, Elateia,
the Amphictyonic Council listing Roman charges against Perseus.
Perseus defeats the Romans in a cavalry engagement at Callinicus.
Perseus offers to renew peace negotiations after his victory, but the
The Romans defeat Perseus at Phalanna.
Perseus retires with his army from Thessaly to his winter quarters
forced by the accusations of Charops to openly support Perseus.
Perseus captures more towns in Thessaly.
Hostilius fails to make any progress in the war against Perseus.
Perseus attacks the Dardani, and captures (?) Chalestrum.
Perseus invades Illyria.
Perseus attempts to persuade Genthius the Illyrian king to join him
Perseus fails to capture Stratus.
League votes to send an army to fight against Perseus in Thessaly.
Genthius joins the war as an ally of Perseus against Rome.
Alleged negotiations between Perseus and Eumenes.
Perseus fails to win the support of the Bastarnae.
Rhodians decide to try to mediate between Perseus and the Romans.
Paullus defeats Perseus at the battle of Pydna.
Perseus arrives at Amphipolis.
Perseus takes refuge in Samothrace.
Roman delegation arrives at Samothrace to negotiate with Perseus.
Euander the Cretan is killed, probably by order of Perseus.
to condemn to death those suspected of sympathising with Perseus.
give full support to the Romans during the war against Perseus.
out the war between Rome and Perseus, and the Roman conquest of Maced
ans; the end of the war against Perseus, the last king of Macedonia.
Paullus receives Perseus at the Roman camp.
Agepolis, address the senate, and are accused of supporting Perseus.
most outspoken supporters of Perseus at Rhodes, are brought to Rome.
ond day of Paullus' triumph: Perseus' treasury, consisting of more
ast day of Paullus' triumph: Perseus and his children are led before
Perseus is emprisoned at Alba Fucens.
Perseus is abstemious and ungenerous, despite his great wealth.
Perseus dies in prison at Alba.
Death of Philippus, son of Perseus.
the early life of Andriscus, who claims to be a son of Perseus.
a minor revolt led by Alexander, another pretended son of Perseus.
- a writer of Greek epigrams
pus' maenad clusters and Perseus' aromatic rush, the sweet
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