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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to one of the three kings named Attalus, who reigned at Pergamon in the second century b. c.

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  • A staunch supporter of the Roman Empire, Attalus III had no heirs and bequeathed the city of Pergamon to Rome on his death in 133 BC, ending the Attalid dynasty.

    Royalty at the Palazzo Massimo at eternallycool.net

  • The Boxer usually forms part of the permanent collection at Palazzo Massimo, where the Attalid heads will be on show until 16 March.

    2008 February 13 archive at eternallycool.net

  • The Boxer usually forms part of the permanent collection at Palazzo Massimo, where the Attalid heads will be on show until 16 March.

    Royalty at the Palazzo Massimo at eternallycool.net

  • A staunch supporter of the Roman Empire, Attalus III had no heirs and bequeathed the city of Pergamon to Rome on his death in 133 BC, ending the Attalid dynasty.

    2008 February 13 archive at eternallycool.net

  • Initially the governor of Pergamon, Attalus I set the Attalid dynasty rolling when he crowned himself king of the city following his victory over the Galatians.

    Royalty at the Palazzo Massimo at eternallycool.net

  • Initially the governor of Pergamon, Attalus I set the Attalid dynasty rolling when he crowned himself king of the city following his victory over the Galatians.

    2008 February 13 archive at eternallycool.net

  • In its Hellenistic heyday under the Attalid dynasty -- a brief 150 years beginning early in the third century of the pre-Christian era -- Pergamon had been a military power to reckon with, and a seat of learning, too.

    The Gods Do Battle

  • Near the northern and highest end of this ridge stood the palace of the Attalid princes, afterwards buried beneath a temple in honour of Trajan.

    Ancient Town-Planning

  • Attalid kings, the founders of Pergamon, cared only for splendid buildings splendidly adorned.

    Ancient Town-Planning

  • A Pergamene inscription contains part of a 'Royal Law' which apparently dates from one of the Attalid rulers.

    Ancient Town-Planning

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