- 1230s BC
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Aegeus, legendary King of Athens, receives a false message that his designated heir Theseus, his son by Aethraof Troezena, is dead. Theseushad been sent to his overlord Minosof Creteas an offering to the Minotaur. Medus, Aegeus' only other son (by Medeaof Colchis), had been exiled in Asiaand would become legendary ancestor to the Medes. Believing himself without heirs the King commits suicideafter a reign of 48 years. He is succeeded by Theseus, who actually still lives. The Aegean Seais reportedly named in his honor. (needs referencing)
1231 BC— King Telephus of Mysiais born in Arcadia (estimated date of birth).
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