List of ancient Macedonians

List of ancient Macedonians

This is a list of the ancient Macedonians of Greece (Greek: Μακεδόνες, Makedónes). For other uses, including a list of people from modern-day Republic of Macedonia see List of Macedonians




Argead Dynasty

Diadochoi of Alexandrian Empire

Later dynasties in Asia

Antipatrid Dynasty

Antigonid Dynasty

Military personnel

High generals





Taxiarchs of Pezhetairoi



Trierarchs of Nearchus




Horse race Olympic Victors as recorded in recent discovered epigrams of Posidippus of Pella (~3rd c. BC)[9]






  • Perdiccas, possibly Perdiccas III of Macedon ~365-311 BC Epidaurian[15] [16]
  • Pausanias of Kalindoia, possibly the same as Pausanias the pretender to the Macedonian throne in the 360s BC
  • Hadymos and Seleukos son of Argaios[17]


Naopoios (Temple-builder), an elected Archon by Hieromnemones, responsible for restoring the temple of Apollo in Delphi

  • Philippus Φίλιππος Μακεδών
  • Timanoridas (son of Cordypion) Τιμανορίδας Κορδυπίωνος Μακεδών ~361-343 BC[18]
  • Leon (son of Hegesander) Λέων Ἡγησάνδρου Μακεδών 331 BC[19]


See also


  1. ^ A History of Macedonia. Volume 2 Review: John Cole
  2. ^ Justin7.2.14. (He contended for the prize in various species of exercises at the Olympics)
  3. ^ Thucydides and Pindar: Historical Narrative and the World of Epinikian Poetry [1] by Simon Hornblower – SEG 30:648
  4. ^ Aspects of Ancient Macedonian Costume [2]-Μακεδόνες και Παναθήναια [3], [4] -Epigraphical Database SEG 49:842, SEG 45:801
  5. ^ BoeotiaAmphiareion- Epigr. tou Oropou 520.10
  6. ^ a b c d Chronicon (Eusebius)
  7. ^ Arkadia — Lykaion — IG V,2 550.17
  8. ^ Pausanias a Guide to Greece [5]
  9. ^ Posidippus, Epigrams
  10. ^ Phokis — Delphi Syll.³ 424.42
  11. ^ Boiotia — Oropos: Amphiareion — ca. 80-50 BC Epigr. tou Oropou 528.12
  12. ^ Greek and Roman Siege Machinery 399 Bc-Ad 363 By Duncan B. Campbell [6]
  13. ^ Phokis — Delphi FD III 1:477.13
  14. ^ Phokis — Delphi BCH 1928:259.26
  15. ^ Epidauros — ca. 365-311 BC IG IV²,1 94 frg b.col I.1 -9
  16. ^ Martial, Buch VI: Ein Kommentar by Farouk Grewing
  17. ^ Macedonian Institutions Under the Kings Page 211 By Miltiadēs V. Chatzopoulos ISBN 960-7094-89-1
  18. ^ Phokis — Delphi — stoichedonFD III 5:19.74
  19. ^ Phokis — Delphi — stoichedonFD III 5:58.29-30

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