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For other uses, see Menelaus of Macedon

Menelaus was son of Amyntas III of Macedon by his second wife Gygaea. According to Justin, he was executed by order of his half-brother Philip II during 347 BC after the capture of Olynthus. (Justin, viii, 3).


  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.