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(318-272), king of Epirus, descended from Achilles and Aeacus, 1.38.

a daring soldier and a gallant enemy, 1.38.

a career of adventure and conquest, 1.38; 3.86.

invaded Italy (280-275); the story of the poisoner, 1.40; 3.86; (see also Fabricius); invaded Macedonia (273) and the enemy's troops joined him, 2.26.

killed in Argos (272).

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