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(Ἀλκέτας; Alkétas).

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[1] King of Macedonia

King of Macedonia, father of  Amyntas I [1].

[German version]

[2] I, king of the  Molossi (beginning 4th cent. BC)

A. I, king of the  Molossi, had to flee to  Dionysius, who tried to lead him back. Once again king, apparently with expanded rulership, he was accepted in 375 BC by  Timotheus into the Athenian League, bu…

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Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA), “Alcetas”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 29 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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