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Syphax
King of the Masaesyli
(->203 BC)


Other Titles

King of the Massylies c. 204-03 BC, deposed.[K7A]

Main Events

Prior to becoming king, he was lord of the Masaesyli.[K7A]
Annexed the kingdom of the Massylies soon after Mazaetullus and Lacumazes relinquished their claims in favour of Massinissa I, c. 204 BC.[K7A]
Allied with Rome against the Carthaginians, but later changed sides.[D96]
Defeated and captured by Massinissa I, 203 BC.[K7A]
He was exiled to Italy and died shortly afterwards, receiving a state funeral.[D96]
Possibly a grandson of Ailymas.[D96]

Place of death: Tibur or Alba[D96]


 

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