Neoptolemus I, king of Epirus

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Greek, Ancient: Νεοπτόλεμος
Also Known As: "Νεοπτόλεμος Α' Ηπείρου"
Birthplace: Epirus,Molossia,Albania
Death: Died in Epirus, Greece
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Son of Alcetas I, king of Epirus
Husband of Antigone Of Cyrene and Andromache
Father of Alexander I, king of Epirus; Tharrypas Ek Epirus; Olympias, queen Consort of Macedonia and Troas of Epirus
Brother of Arybbas, king of Epirus

Occupation: King of Epirus
Managed by: Patricia (Hanson,Severson) Maxwell
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About Neoptolemus I, king of Epirus

  • Neoptolemus I
  • Title King of Epirus
  • Religion: Greek Pantheon
  • Children King Alexander I of Epirus, Queen Olympias
  • Parents Alcetas I (father)
  • Relatives Arymbas (brother)
  • Alexander the Great (grandson)

Neoptolemus I of Epirus (Greek: Νεοπτόλεμος Α' Ηπείρου) (370 - 357 BC) king of Epirus was son of Alcetas I, and father of Alexander I of Epirus and Queen Olympias. He was maternal grandfather of Alexander the Great. On the death of Alcetas, Neoptolemus and his brother Arymbas agreed to divide the kingdom, and continued to rule their respective portions without any interruption of the harmony between them, until the death of Neoptolemus, which, according to Droysen, may be placed about 360 BC.


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Epirus, Greece
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British Columbia,Canada