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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 16 16 Browse Search
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Polybius, Histories, book 33, Alexander Balas (search)
Alexander Balas Many different embassies having come to Rome, B.C. 152. Visit of the young Attalus, son of the late king Eumenes. the Senate admitted Attalus,Surnamed Philometor. He succeeded his uncle Attalus Philadelphus in B.C. 138, and at his death in B.C. 133 left his dominions to Rome. son of king Eumenes I. For he had arrived at Rome at this time, still quite a young boy, to be introduced to the Senate, and to renew in his person the ancestral friendship and connexion with the Romans. Demetrius, son of Ariarathes VI.After a kindly reception by the Senate and his father's friends, and after receiving the answer which he desired, and such honours as suited his time of life, he returned to his native land, meeting with a warm and liberal reception in all the Greek cities through which he passed on his return journey. Demetrius also came at this time, and, after receiving a fairly good reception for a boy, returned home. Then Heracleides entered the Senate, bringing Laodice andLao