Ballaeus of Illyria (Person, Concept)

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Ballaeus of Illyria (en), Ballaios (de), Ballaios (es)Additional labels
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Ballaeus (en)


Ballaios (Ancient Greek: Βαλλαῖος; Latin: Ballaeus; ruled c. 167 – c. 135 BC or c. 195 – c. 175 BC) was an Illyrian king of the Ardiaei. Ballaios was not mentioned by any ancient writers. Ballaios is considered to have been a powerful and influential king as testified by the abundance of his silver and bronze coinage found along both coasts of the Adriatic.

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