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Attalid Syllabification: At·ta·lid
Pronunciation: /ˈadlˌid/

Definition of Attalid in English:


A member of a Hellenistic dynasty centered on the city of Pergamum in Asia Minor and named after Attalus I (reigned 241–197 bc), which flourished in the 3rd and 2nd centuries bc.
Example sentences
  • Kyme was under the domination, successively of Persia, the Seleucids, the Attalids and finally Rome.
  • The Attalids of the Hellenistic period were obviously interested in more than just militaristic ideals.
  • It had formal autonomy under the Attalids, who, however, interfered in most aspects of civic government.


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Of or relating to the Attalid dynasty.
Example sentences
  • It developed into a major power during the 3rd and 2nd centuries BC under the Attalid dynasty.
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