(Πολυκράτεια/Polykráteia). P. from Argos, first wife of Philippus  V, who had abducted her from her marriage to Aratus  (Liv. 27,31,8; 32,21,24; Plut. Aratus 49,2). They had a son Perseus , whose name speaks of his Argive descent (see Perseus ) [1. 3949].
1 J. Seibert, Historische Beiträge zu den dynastischen Verbindungen in hellenistischer Zeit, 1967.
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Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich),
Brill’s New Pauly
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