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Amyntas III of Macedon
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silver stater of Amyntas III
King of Macedon
Predecessor Pausanias
Successor Argaeus II
King of Macedon
Predecessor Argaeus II
Successor Alexander II
Died 370 B.C.
Spouse Eurydice I
Gygaea
Issue Alexander II
Perdiccas III
Philip II
Eurynoe (wife of Ptolemy)
Menelaus
Father Arrhidaeus, son of Amyntas
Mother ?

Amyntas III (Greek: Αμύντας Γ΄ της Μακεδονίας) (died 370 BC) was king of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon in 393 BC and again from 392 to 370 BC. He was the son of Arrhidaeus and grandson of Amyntas, one of the sons of Alexander I. His most famous son is Philip II, father of Alexander the Great. He is historically considered the founder of the unified Macedonian kingdom.

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