Illyrians
The Illyrians (Ancient Greek: Ἰλλυριοί, Illyrioi; Latin: Illyrii or Illyri) were a group of Indo-European tribes in antiquity, who inhabited part of the western Balkans and the south-eastern ...
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List of ancient tribes in Illyria
This is a list of ancient tribes in the ancient territory of Illyria (Ancient Greek: Ἰλλυρία). The name Illyrians seems to be the name of a single Illyrian tribe that was the first to come into contac...
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Anastasius I (emperor)
Anastasius I (Latin: Flavius Anastasius Dicorus Augustus, Greek: Ἀναστάσιος; c. 431 – 9 July 518) was Byzantine Emperor from 491 to 518. During his reign the Roman eastern frontier underwent e...
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Longarus
Longarus (ruled c. 231 – 206 ) was an Illyrian king of the Dardanian Kingdom. Longarus was at war with various Macedonian kings and managed to conquer at different times part of Macedonia. Longar...
Caeria
Caeria was an Illyrian queen who reigned in the second part of the fourth century BC. Cynane, an Illyrian princess and daughter of Philip II of Macedon, engaged in battle with Caeria in 344/343 BC. Ca...
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Bardylis II
Bardyllis II (Ancient Greek Βάρδυλις; ruled c. 295 – 290 ) was an Illyrian king of the Dardanian Kingdom. Bardyllis II, also called Bardyllis the Younger, was the son of Cleitus and grandson of ...
Valens
Valens (/ˈveɪlənz/; 328 – 9 August 378), fully Flavius Julius Valens Augustus (Latin: FLAVIVS IVLIVS VALENS AVGVSTVS), was the Eastern Roman Emperor from 364 to 378. He was given the eastern ...
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Eurydice I of Macedon
Eurydice (Greek: Εὐρυδίκη – from ευρύς eurys, "wide" and δίκη dike, "right, custom, usage, law; justice", literally "wide justice") was an ancient Macedonian queen, wife of king Amyntas III of M...
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Pinnes of Pannonia
Pinnes or Pinnetes was a Pannonian chieftain, who led a rebellion alongside Breucian chieftain Bato (part of the wider bellum Batonianum) until Bato betrayed him and handed him over to the Romans, thu...
Gothic War (535-554)
The Gothic War between the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire and the Ostrogothic Kingdom of Italy was fought from 535 until 554 in Italy, Dalmatia, Sardinia, Sicily and Corsica. It is commonly divided ...
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Belisarius
Flavius Belisarius (Greek: Βελισάριος, c. 505 – 565 AD) was a general of the Byzantine Empire. He was instrumental to Emperor Justinian's ambitious project of reconquering much of the Mediterranea...
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Dardani
The Dardani (/ˈdɑrdənaɪ/; Ancient Greek: Δαρδάνιοι, Δάρδανοι; Latin: Dardani), or Dardanians (Δαρδανίωνες) was a tribe that occupied the region of Dardania, at the Thraco-Illyrian contact zon...
Liburnians
The Liburnians (or Liburni, Greek: Λιβυρνοί) were an ancient tribe, possibly Illyrian, inhabiting the district called Liburnia, a coastal region of the northeastern Adriatic between the rivers Arsia (...
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Iapyges
The Iapyges (Greek: Ἰάπυγες) or Iapygians were an Indo-European people who inhabited the heel of Italy (modern Apulia) before being absorbed by the Romans.
The Iapyges have unknown origins but...
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Etuta
Etuta (ruled 169 – 168 ) was an Illyrian queen of the Ardiaean Kingdom. Etuta was a Dardanian princess of the Dardanian State and daughter of Monunius II of Dardania. Etuta married Gentius in 169...
Triteuta
Triteuta (Greek: Τριτεύτα; ruled c.230, 222 – 219 ) was an Illyrian queen of the Adraeian State.Trieteuta was the first wife of King Agron. With Agron, Triteuta had a son named Pinnes in 230...
Teuta of Illyria
Teuta (Ancient Greek: Τεύτα) was the queen regent of the Ardiaei tribe in Illyria, who reigned approximately from 231 BC to 227 BC.
After the death of her husband Agron, (250–230 BC) the form...
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Pleuratus III
Pleuratus III (Ancient Greek Πλευράτος; ruled c. 205 – 181 ) was an Illyrian king of the Ardiaean Kingdom. Pleuratus was the son of Scerdilaidas and nephew of the powerful Agron of Illyria. He bo...
Maximian
Maximian (Latin: Marcus Aurelius Valerius Maximianus Herculius Augustus; c. 250 – c. July 310) was Roman Emperor from 286 to 305. He was Caesar from 285 to 286, then Augustus from 286 to 305. He s...
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Cynane
Cynane (Greek: Kυνάνη, Kynane or Κύνα, Kyna; killed 323 BC) was half-sister to Alexander the Great, and daughter of Philip II by Audata, an Illyrian princess.Audata trained her daughter in riding,...
Agron of Illyria
Agron (/ˈæɡrən/ or /ˈæɡˌrɒn/; Greek: Ἄγρων; ruled c. 250 – 231 BC) was a king of the Ardiaean Kingdom. The son of Pleuratus II, Agron brought about a great revival among the Illyrians; during his ...
Thunatae
Thunatae (Ancient Greek: Θουνάται) was a Romanized Thraco-Illyrian tribe of Dardania alongside the Galabri. The Thracian Maedi tribe borders the Thunatae eastwards.In AD 6, the Dardani were conquered ...
Sirras
Sirras or Sirrhas (Ancient Greek: Σίρρας; 437–390 BC) was a prince, royal member, and perhaps prince-regent of Lynkestis in Upper Macedonia, for his father-in-law King Arrhabaeus (fl. 423-393 BC)...
Caravantius
Caravantius, an Illyrian, was half brother to Gentius, the last Illyrian king of the Ardiaean State. In 168 BC he fought with his brother against the Cavi.
Baraliris
Baraliris was an imagined Illyrian ruler, who (according to Tertullian) after seeing a sign in a dream, embarked on a series of military victories which allowed him to extend Illyrian rule over the M...