Philiparrhidaeus


Philiparrhidaeus
(reigned 323–317 BC)
   Son of Philip II of Macedon and Larinna and half brother of Alexander the Great. Although mentally incompetent, he was proclaimed his brother’s successor and ruled jointly with his nephew, Alexander II(IV), until he was murdered at the order of his stepmother, Olympias. He never visited Egypt, but his name is recorded on work in the temples of Karnak, Hermopolis, and Sebennytos.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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