Achaeus (Person, Concept)

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Achaeus (en), Achaios II (fr), Aqueo (es), Acheo (it), Achaios der Jüngere (de), Αχαιός (στρατηγός) (el)Additional labels


Achaeus was a Seleucid general under Seleucus III and Antiochus III. He reclaimed much of western Asia Minor for Antiochus III in 223 BC before proclaiming himself king in 220 BC. He was besieged in Sardes before he was captured and executed by Antiochus III in late 214 BC.

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