Earliest Argeadae women names

 

normal AncientMacedonianHistory1 Earliest Argeadae women namesSome almost unknown names are those of the royal Argeadae women. We know many of the earliest mother-queens (Vasilomitores) names from an account of Satyrus.

Satyrus Ox. Pap. 27 (* 1962)

Παράθεση:

Δε η Αριστοδ[ά]μιδαν ή Αριστομ[ίδα δε]
Κ[άρα]νον Καράνου δε και Λαν[-]
[Κοί]νον Κοίνου δε Τυρίμμαν Τ[υ]-
ιμμα δε και Κλεονίκης Περ[δίκκαν]
Π[ερδ]ίκκου δε και Κλεοπάτρας [Αργαίον]
Αργαίου δε και Προθώης Φίλιππ[ον Φί]-
λίππου δε και Νικονόης Αερόπ[ον]

De h Aristod[a]midan h Aristom[ida de]
K[ara]non Karanou de kai Lan[-]
[Koi]non Koinou de Tyrimman T[y]-
remma de kai Kleonikhs Per[dikkan]
P[erd]ikkou de kai Kleopatras [Argaion]
Argaiou de kai Prothohs Filipp[on Fi]-
lippou de kai Nikonohs Aerop[on]

So the names of the earliest Macedonian Argaeadae queens are:

1. Aristodamidan or Aristomida (mother of Karanos)
2. Lan[-] ikh??? (mother of Koinos)
3. Kleonikh (mother of Perdikkas)
4. Kleopatra (mother of Argaeos)
5. Prothoh (mother of Philippos)
6. Nikonoh (mother of Aeropos)

Its apparent all the names of early Argaeadae women are Greek.

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