Attalid dynasty

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The Attalid dynasty was a Greek dynasty that ruled the city of Pergamon after the death of Lysimachus, a general of Alexander the Great. One of Lysimachus' officers, Philetaerus, took control of the city in 282 BC. The later Attalids were descended from his father, and they expanded the city into a kingdom. Attalus I proclaimed himself King in the 230s BC, following his victories over the Gauls. The Attalids ruled Pergamon until Attalus III bequeathed the kingdom to the Roman Republic in 133 BC.

Dynasty of Pergamum

Genealogy

                      Attalus = Boa  
                              |
     ------------------------------------------------------
     |               |                                    |
Philetaerus      Eumenes = Satyra                      Attalus
                         |                                |
          ---------------------                -----------------------
          |                   |                |                     |
      Eumenes I         Philetaerus (?)     Attalus = Antiochis   Eumenes (?)
                                                    |  
                                                Attalus I = Apollonis
                                                          |
               --------------------------------------------------
               |               |                |               |
            Eumenes II     Attalus II      Philetaerus      Athenaeus
               |
               -----------------
               |               |
            Attalus III    Eumenes III

Note: the above is taken from Hansen pp. 26 and 45.

Reference

  • Hansen, Esther V. (1971). The Attalids of Pergamon. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press; London: Cornell University Press Ltd. ISBN 0801406153.de:Attaliden

it:Attalidi ja:アッタロス朝ペルガモン王国 pl:Attalidzi

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