Arcesilaus II of Cyrene

Arcesilaus II of Cyrene

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Arcesilaus II of Cyrene or Arcesilaus II also known as Arcesilaus II The Oppressor, The Tough, The Severe or The Harsh. Arcesilaus was the fourth Greek Cyrenaean King and was a member of the Battiad dynasty. It was from his reign that the dynasty began to fall into decline. Arcesilaus II was the son of the third Greek Cyrenaean King Battus II, while his mother is unknown. His paternal aunt was the Greek Cyrenaean Princess Critola and his paternal grandfather was the second Greek Cyrenaean King Arcesilaus I. Arcesilaus' wife Eryxo was his paternal cousin, and was Critola's youngest child. Arcesilaus and Eryxo had married before he succeeded his father. His father died in 560 BC and Arcesilaus ascended the throne. Arcesilaus and Eryxo, had a child who was the future Cyrenaean King Battus III. Plutarch states Arcesilaus had another paternal cousin called Polyarchus, who was Eryxo's eldest brother. Arcesilaus also had other paternal male cousins, though the historian doesn't give their names.
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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135753347
  • 9786135753349