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I - king of Epirus, 306-272 B.C.
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The birth of Pyrrhus, son of Aeacides.
Pyrrhus is taken as a baby to the court of Glaucias in Illyria.
Pyrrhus is installed as king of Epirus.
Pyrrhus praises Polyperchon as a general.
captures Argos, where he marries Deidameia, the sister of Pyrrhus.
Pyrrhus is forced to leave Epirus, and goes to join Demetrius.
Demetrius leaves Pyrrhus in charge of his garrisons in Greece, and
Demetrius sends Pyrrhus to Ptolemy "as a hostage".
Pyrrhus marries Antigone, the daughter of Berenice, and returns to
Pyrrhus marries Lanassa the daughter of Agathocles, and is given Corc
Pyrrhus kills Neoptolemus, and becomes sole king of Epirus.
Birth of Pyrrhus' son, Ptolemy.
Pyrrhus intervenes in Macedonia, to help Alexander against his brothe
For political reasons, Pyrrhus marries two more wives, the daughter
Demetrius drives Pyrrhus out of Thessaly.
Lanassa leaves Pyrrhus, and becomes the wife of Demetrius, who thus
Pyrrhus defeats Pantauchus, the general of Demetrius.
Pyrrhus invades Macedonia, but is driven out by Demetrius.
Ptolemy, Lysimachus, and Pyrrhus form a coalition against Demetriu
Syll_369, a statue of Pyrrhus at Callipolis in Aetolia.
us, but returns when he receives news of Pyrrhus' capture of Beroea.
Demetrius' army deserts to Pyrrhus, and Demetrius loses control of
The partition of Macedonia between Pyrrhus and Lysimachus.
Demetrius makes peace with Pyrrhus and the Athenians.
Pyrrhus attacks Demetrius' garrisons in Thessaly.
Lysimachus expels Pyrrhus from Macedonia.
Lysimachus invades Epirus, while Pyrrhus is out of the country.
Pyrrhus regains control of Corcyra, with help from Tarentum.
ect them against the Romans; Pyrrhus is encouraged to go by an oracle
Pyrrhus makes an alliance with Ptolemy Ceraunus and gets help from
Pyrrhus sends Cineas ahead to Tarentum.
Pyrrhus sets sail for Italy.
Pyrrhus arrives in Italy, bringing elephants to back up his army.
The Samnites join Pyrrhus.
Pyrrhus offers to negotiate with the Romans.
Pyrrhus defeats the Romans at the battle of Heracleia.
Pyrrhus advances on Rome, as far as Anagnia in Latium.
Pyrrhus retires to Campania.
Rome as the ambassador of Pyrrhus, and unsuccessfully attempts to
The senate rejects Pyrrhus' peace terms, after a speech by Ap.Claudiu
Cineas returns to Pyrrhus, and calls the Roman senate "a parliament
Fabricius is sent on a mission to Pyrrhus.
Pyrrhus releases the Roman prisoners.
Pyrrhus invades Apulia, and is confronted by the Roman army.
Pyrrhus defeats the Romans at Asculum, but suffers heavy losses.
Mago visits the camp of Pyrrhus on his way back from Rome.
Fabricius warns Pyrrhus that Nicias, his doctor, is plotting to kill
Sicilians send an embassy to Pyrrhus, asking him to help them against
with the Carthaginians and try to stop Pyrrhus crossing to Sicily.
Pyrrhus' successes against the Romans during his first stay in Italy.
Pyrrhus leaves Italy and crosses over to Sicily.
Pyrrhus arranges peace between Thoenon and his opponents at Syracuse.
from many Sicilian cities come to Pyrrhus offering their support.
Pyrrhus is proclaimed king of Sicily.
Pyrrhus takes control of Acragas and thirty other cities which previo
Pyrrhus attacks the territory of the Carthaginians in Sicily.
Pyrrhus captures Eryx.
rest of the Carthaginian possessions in Sicily go over to Pyrrhus.
Pyrrhus defeats the Mamertines.
Negotiations between Pyrrhus and the Carthaginians.
Pyrrhus prepares to attack Lilybaeum.
Pyrrhus has Thoenon of Syracuse killed on suspicion of treason, and
Pyrrhus abandons the siege of Lilybaeum.
The Italians appeal to Pyrrhus to return to help them.
Pyrrhus defeats the Carthaginians in a final battle.
Pyrrhus is generally successful in the war against the Carthaginians.
Pyrrhus leaves Sicily and returns to Italy; he is attacked and defeat
Curius enlists an army to fight against Pyrrhus.
Pyrrhus sacks the town of Locri, together with the temple of Persepho
Pyrrhus' fleet is caught in a storm after leaving Locri.
Pyrrhus asks Antigonus for aid to continue the war in Italy.
Hieron makes an alliance with Pyrrhus.
Pyrrhus attempts to raise recruits in Samnium.
The Romans defeat Pyrrhus at the battle of Beneventum.
Pyrrhus punishes some of the Tarentines for treachery.
Pyrrhus considers building a causeway over the sea from Apollonia to
General comments on the war between Rome and Pyrrhus.
Pyrrhus leaves Italy; the end of the war between Rome and Pyrrhus.
The triumph of Curius, over Pyrrhus and the Samnites.
Pyrrhus invades Macedonia.
Pyrrhus defeats Antigonus and wins over the Macedonian army.
Pyrrhus captures and sacks Aegae.
of Tarentines unsuccessfully attacks Milon, the general of Pyrrhus.
Pyrrhus recalls his son and other officers from Tarentum.
nus is defeated by Ptolemy the son of Pyrrhus in a second battle.
Cleonymus asks Pyrrhus to intervene against Sparta.
Pyrrhus' expedition to the Peloponnese is the starting point of Phyla
Negotiations between Pyrrhus and Sparta.
Pyrrhus attacks Sparta, but is repulsed.
The Spartans attack Pyrrhus while he is withdrawing to Argos and kill
Pyrrhus makes a dedication to the temple of Athene at Lindus.
Pyrrhus keeps a pet eagle.
master's murderers, by barking at them in the presence of Pyrrhus.
woman's honest answer stops Pyrrhus from pretending that he looks
Stratagems employed by Pyrrhus.
Sayings of Pyrrhus.
Pyrrhus is acknowledged as an outstanding general.
kingdom of Epirus under Pyrrhus, and Pyrrhus' achievements as king.
Pyrrhus attacks and enters Argos, but is killed by a tile thrown
II - king of Epirus, middle of 3rd century B.C.
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Tigris, the mistress of Pyrrhus II, is murdered by his mother Olympia
Syll_453, a dedication at Delphi by Nereis, dauther of Pyrrhus II.
adia was the mistress of Pyrrhus king of Epirus, who was
guardianship of her sons Pyrrhus and Ptolemy, whom she
room of his deceased brother Pyrrhus. Ptolemy, as
idameia, the daughter of Pyrrhus, attacked and took Ambrac
- Athenian archon, 158 B.C.
Athenian archon: Pyrrhus
- in documents
(217-208) rnania, the son of Pyrrhos, when he was sent as
(197-159) e written] to Pyrrhos concerning [what has been a
(240-230) s of the council were Pyrrhos, Kleuphanes, Klein
(190) properties of: Pyrrhos of Naupaktos Archelaos of P
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