Andriscus of Macedon (Person, Concept)

Canonical URI: http://nomisma.org/id/andriscus_macedon

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Andriscus of Macedon (en), Andriskos (fr), Andrisco (es), Andrisco (it), Andriskos (de), Ανδρίσκος (el)Additional labels
Alternate Label
Pseudo-Philip (en)

Definitions

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Andriscus, also often referenced as Pseudo-Philip, was the last King of Macedon (r. 149–148 BC). A pretender, who claimed to be the son of Perseus of Macedon, he was a fuller from Adramyttium in Aeolis in western Anatolia. His reign lasted just one year and was toppled by the Roman Republic during the Fourth Macedonian War.

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