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Strabo, Geography, Book 13, chapter 4 (search)
itory of Pergamum did not include many places that extended as far as the sea at the Elaïtic and Adramyttene Gulfs. He built up the city and planted Nicephorium with a grove, and the other elder brother,Others make e)kei=nos refer to Eumenes, but the present translator must make it refer too Attallus, unless the text is corrupt. from love of splendor, added sacred buildings and libraries and raised the settlement of Pergamum to what it now is. After a reign of forty-nine yearsBut he died in 159 B.C. (see Pauly-Wissowa, s.v. "Eumenes," p. 1103), thus having reigned 197-159 B.C. Eumenes left his empire to Attallus, his son by Stratonice, the daughter of Ariathres, king of the Cappadocians. He appointed his brother AttalusAttalus Philadelphus. as guardian both of his son, who was extremely young, and of the empire. After a reign of twenty-one years,159-138 B.C. his brother died an old man, having won success in many undertakings; for example, he helped Demetrius, the son of Seleucus