Antigoneia of Epirus, Albania

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Carole Raddato
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Antigoneia of Epirus, Albania

Antigoneia of Epirus, Albania. The city was founded in 295 BCE by Pyrrhus, the king of the Molossians, who named it after his wife Antigone, daughter of Berenice I and step-daughter of Ptolemy I of Egypt.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2020, March 11). Antigoneia of Epirus, Albania. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/11986/

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Raddato, Carole. "Antigoneia of Epirus, Albania." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 11, 2020. https://www.ancient.eu/image/11986/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Antigoneia of Epirus, Albania." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 11 Mar 2020. Web. 03 Aug 2020.

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