Archelaus II of Macedon


Archelaus II of Macedon

Archelaus the second succeeded his father Archelaus and having reigned seven years, he was slain in hunting, either by chance. He was brother of Orestes of Macedon. According to the "Chronicon" he reigned four years.

References

*History of the World Page 283 By Sir Walter Raleigh, Thomas Birch, William Oldys 1829


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