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Ancient Greece - Third Macedonian War

Time: 171 BC

Place: Thessaly, Ancient Macedonia and Illyria

Details: The Third Macedonian War (171–168 BC) was a war fought between the Roman Republic and King Perseus of Macedon. In 179 BC King Philip V of Macedon died and was succeeded by his ambitious son Perseus. He was anti-Roman and stirred anti-Roman feelings around Macedonia. Tensions escalated and Rome declared war on Macedon.



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