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Argead dynasty was a dynasty of the Macedonian Empire, a kingdom in northern Greece. It began about 700 BC and ended about 309 BC. People of the Agread family were supposedly part of Heracles' family. Famous kings included Philip II of Macedon who joined the Greeks together and Alexander the Great who defeated the Persian Empire and created the Empire of Alexander. The Argead dynasty ended during the wars of the Diadochi when Alexander IV of Macedon and his mother Roxana were murdered.

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