Demetrius II

Demetrius II, d. 229 BC, king of Macedon (239–229 BC), son of Antigonus II . His reign was a confusion of wars and invasions, mostly concerned with possession of Epirus. The Aetolian League and the Achaean League united against him and defeated him. His heir was his son Philip V .

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