The Pergamene kingdom of the Attalids (241 to c. 185 BC)
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The terms ‘Pergamene Kingdom’ and ‘Attalid Kingdom’ denote a region of Asia Minor centred upon the fortified city of Pergamum. Growing steadily from 281 BC, its territory fluctuated considerably in the course of the 2nd cent. Initially a dynastic structure (Philetaeru…

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Strobel, K. and Wittke, A.-M., “The Pergamene kingdom of the Attalids (241 to c. 185 BC)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 3 : Historical Atlas of the Ancient World, Edited by: Anne-Maria Wittke, Eckart Olshausen, Richard Szydlak, in collaboration with: Vera Sauer and other specialists. Consulted online on 21 March 2018 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20091241

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