Definition of Attalid in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈatəlɪd/


Relating to the Hellenistic dynasty 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.


A member of 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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