Orestes of Macedon

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Orestes
King of Macedon
Reign399–396 BC
PredecessorCrateuas (Craterus)
Successor
Spouseunknown
House(Ancient) Macedon
DynastyArgead
FatherArchelaus I
Motherunknown
ReligionAncient Greek religion

Orestes of Macedon (Greek: Ὀρέστης ὁ Μακεδών) was son of Archelaus I and successor king of his murdered father. He reigned between 399–396 BC along with his guardian Aeropus II. After that Aeropus reigned for another year alone to eventually being succeeded by Orestes' brother Archelaus II.

References[edit]

  • History of the Macedonians by Edward Farr, 1850, p. 43.
Preceded by
Craterus
King of Macedon
399–396 BC
Succeeded by
Aeropus II