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Andriscus
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(Ἀνδρίσκος; Andrískos).

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[1] (Pseudophilippos) the Macedonian; king Philippus VI (149-148 BC)

(Pseudo-Philippus) from Adramyttium, incited 153 BC a rebellion in Syria as alleged son of  Perseus and was handed over by  Demetrius I to the Romans, but he fled and 151 arrived at Pergamum, where he came into possession of a diadem, in an ominous way, before he sought restoration of the Antigonid throne from…

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Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich) and Meister, Klaus (Berlin), “Andriscus”, 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 04 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e121210>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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