Battiadae

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In ancient Greek history, the Battiadae (Greek: Βαττιάδαι) are descendants of Battus, the founder of Cyrene, who became the ruling dynasty of Cyrenaica until 440 BC. The kings of the family were:

A famous descendant of Battus and thus one of the Battiadae was Callimachus,[1] the Greek poet and the best known member of the Neoteroi.

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  1. ^ Callimachus, Epigr. 35