Attalid

noun At·ta·lid \ ˈatᵊlə̇d , -ˌid \

Definition of Attalid

plural Attalids \-dz\ or Attalidae \əˈtaləˌdē, aˈ-\
:a member of a Hellenistic dynasty that ruled Pergamum from about 283 to 133 b.c.

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Origin and Etymology of attalid

Attalus I †197 b.c. king of Pergamum, victor in a decisive battle with the Gauls of Asia Minor and first of his line to bear the title of king + English -id


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