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PHARSALUS AND EPIRUS

in present day Greece

PHARSALUS

[PHAR161] Menekleidos of Pharsalus m. --- of Thessaly
. [PHAR171] Menon of Pharsalus m. ?
. . [PHAR182] Phthia of Greece m. King Admetos of Epirus

 [PHAR161] Menekleidos of Pharsalus, married [THEB162] --- of Thessaly (see THEBES (EARLY KINGS)).

 [PHAR171] Menon I of Pharsalus.

 [PHAR182] Phthia of Greece married [EPIR181] King Admetos of Epirus, (see EPIRUS (MOLOSSIAN HOUSE) KINGS below.

EPIRUS (MOLOSSIAN HOUSE) KINGS

Epirus [ periphery]

[EPIR151] Pyrrhus, legendary m. ?
. [EPIR161] Pielus of Epirus m. ?
. . [EPIR171] Alcon of Epirus m. Princess Agariste of Sicyon
. . . [EPIR181] King Admetos of Epirus m. Phthia of Greece
. . . . [EPIR191] King --- of Epirus m. ?
. . . . . [EPIR201] King Tharypus of Epirus m. ?
. . . . . . [EPIR211] King Alcetas I of Epirus m. ?
. . . . . . . [EPIR221] King Arymbas of Epirus m. Princess Troas of Epirus
. . . . . . . . [EPIR231] King Aecides of Epirus m. Phthia of Pharsalus
. . . . . . . . . [EPIR241] King Pyrrhus of Epirus m1. Antigone of Macedonia
. . . . . . . . . . [EPIR252] Princess Olympias of Epirus m. King Alexander II of Epirus
. . . . . . . . . [EPIR242] King Pyrrhus of Epirus m2. Lanassa of Syracuse
. . . . . . . . . . [EPIR251] King Alexander II of Epirus m. Princess Olympias of Epirus
. . . . . . . . . . . [EPIR262] Princess Phthia of Epirus m. King Demetrius II Aetolicus of Macedonia
. . . . . . . [EPIR222] King Neoptolemus I of Epirus m. ?
. . . . . . . . [EPIR232] Princess Olympias (Myrtale) of Epirus m. King Philip II of Macedonia

[EPIR151] Pyrrhus (pyrrhos [=blond]), of Greek mythology. He was one of the best tacticians in ancient world.

[EPIR161] Pielus of Epirus.

[EPIR171] Alcon of Epirus married [SICY172] Princess Agariste of Sicyon (daughter of 98. Cleisthenes.

[EPIR181] Admetos, King of Epirus, married [PHAR182] Phthia of Greece (see PHARSALUS above).

[EPIR191] --- (unnamed), King of Epirus.

[EPIR201] Tharypus, King of Epirus (c.430-c.390BCE).

[EPIR211] Alcetas I, King of Epirus (c.390-c.380BCE).

[EPIR222] Neoptolemus I, King of Epirus (370-360BCE).

[EPIR232] Myrtale (daughter of Neoptolemus I) married [MACA231] King Philip II (see MACEDONIA (TEMENID DYNASTY) KINGDOM).

[EPIR235] Alexander I (son of Neoptolemus I), King of Epirus (350-331BCE), married (at Aegae, 336BCE) Cleopatra (daughter of Queen Olympus, estranged with of King Philip II (see MACEDONIA (TEMENID DYNASTY) KINGDOM).

[EPIR221] Arymbas (son of Alcetas I), King of Epirus (370-360BCE), married Princess Troas of Epirus.

[EPIR231] Aecides, King of Epirus (326-317BCE), married Phthia of Pharsalus.

[EPIR249] Pyrrhus, King of Epirus (297-272BCE), married 1. (c.299BCE) [PHIL122] Antigone (see MACEDONIA (ANTIPATRID DYNASTY) KINGDOM), died c.295BCE; then 2. (c.295BCE) [SYRC242] Lanasssa (daughter of King Agathocles of Sicily & Alkia, see SYRACUSE), divorced and later remarried; then 3. --- (unnamed daughter of King Audoleon of the Paeonians) to strengthen his bonds with neighbouring states; then 4. (c.281BCE) --- (unnamed daughter of Ptolemy Ceraunus). He died 272BCE.

[EPIR252] Olympias (born c.295BCE, daughter of Pyrrhus & Antigone) married her half-brother [EPIR251] Alexander, see next entry.

[EPIR251] Alexander II (born c.294BCE) son of Pyrrhus & Lanassa), King of Epirus (272-240BCE), married his half-sister [EPIR252] Olympias, see previous entry.

[EPIR262] Phthia (daughter of Alexander) married [MACE119] King Demetrius II Aetolicus (born c.275BCE, son of King Antigonus II, see MACEDONIA (ANTIGONID DYNASTY) KINGDOM).