Reconstructing the Greek King Lists

 

Argive Kings

Castor (reconstructed from Jerome & Eusebius)

Syncellus (reconstructed from Eusebius)

1679 Inarchus 50/2

1654 Phoroneus 60/2

1624 Apis 35/2

1606.5 Argus 70/2

1571.5 Criasus 54/2

1544.5 Phorbas 35/2

1527 Triopas 46/2

1504 Crotopus 21

1483 Sthenelus 11

1472 Danaus 50

1422 Lynceus 41

1381 Abas 23

1358 Proetus 17

1341 Acrisius 31

1310 Eurestheus 45

1265 Atreus Thyestes 65

1200-1183 Agamemnon 17

1183-1176 Aegisthus [7/8]

1176-1175 Orestes 15 (or 18)

1175-1174 <no king>

1174-1173 Orestes (back from exile)

1173-1171 Aletes (usurper)

1171-1158 Orestes (restored)

1158-1103 Tsiamneus

1679.5 Inachus 56/2

1651.5 Phoroneus 60/2

1621.5 Apis 35/2

1604 Argus 70/2

1569 Criasus 55/2

1541.5 Phorbas 25/2

1529 Triopas 36/2

1511 Crotopus 24/2

1499 Sthenelus 11

1488 Danaus 58

1430 Lynceus 35

1395 Abas 37

1358-1341 Proetus 17

Pausanius

Apollodorus

 

1675 Inarchus

1650 Phoroneus

1625 Apis <Niobe>, Car

1600 Argus

1575 Peirasus, Phorbas

1550 Triopas, Lelex

1525 Iasus, Agenor, Pelasgus

1500 Io, Crotopus

1475 Sthenelas

1450 Gelanor, Danaus

1425 Lynceus

1400 Abas

1375 Acrisius, Proetus

1350 Danae, Magaphantes

1225 Perseus

1300 Electryon

1275 Alkmene + (Amphytrion), Sthenelus

1250 Eurestheus

1225 Atreus

1200 Agamemnon

1700 Oceanus + Tethys

1675 Inarchus + (Melia)

1650 Phoroneus + (Teledice), Aigialeus

1625 Apis, Niobe

1600 Argos + (Evadne), Pelasgus

1575 Ecbasos, Peiras, Epidaurus, Criasos

1550 Agenor

1525 Argos-Panoptes + (Ismene)

1500 Iasos

1475 Io

1450 Gelanor

Tatian (corrected using Jerome and Eusebius)

Apollodorus

1675 Inachus

1650 Phoroneus

1625 Apis

1600 Criasis {or Argeius}

1575 Triopas {or Criasis}

1550 Argeius {or Phorbas}

1525 Phorbas {or Triopas}

1500 Crotopas

1475 Sthenelaus

1450 Danaus

1425 Lynceus

1400 Proetus {or Abas}

1375 Abas {or Proetus}

1350 Acrisius

1325 Perseus

1300 Sthenelaus

1275 Eurystheus

1250 Atreus

1225 Thyestes

1200 Agamemnon

 

1650 Io

1600 Epaphus

1550 Lybia

1500 Belus

1450 Danus

Hyginus

Hyginus

 

1650 Phoroneus + (Cinna)

1625 Niobe, Apis

1600 Argus + (Evadne)

1575 Criasus, Peranthus + (Callirohe), Ecbasus

1550 Argus, Arestorides, Triopas + (Oreaside)

1525 Eurisabe, Anthus, Pelasgus, Agenor | Xanthus, Inachus + (Argia)

1500 Larisa | Io

1475 Epaphus

 

1675 Inachus

1650 Phoroneus

1625 Niobe, Apis

1600 Argus

1575 Peranthus

1550 Triopas

1525 (Agenor)

1500 Pelasgus, (Belus)

1475 Danaus

1450

1425

1400

1375 Acrisius + (Aganippe)

1350 Danae

1325 Perseus (Tantalus)

1300 Pelops

1275 Thyestes

1250 Atreus

1225 Agamemnon

1200 Aegisthus

1175 Orestes

1150 Aletes

1125 Tisamenus, (Aristodemus)

1100 Temenus, (Eurystheus)

1075 Clytus, (Alexander)

 

Spartan Kings

(reconstructed from Eusebius and Diodorus)

1103-1061 Eurysthenes 42

1061-1030 Agis {3}1

1030-995 Echestratus 35

995-958 Labotas 37

958-929 Dorysus 29

929-885 Agesilus 44

885-825 Archeleus 60

825-785 Telecles 40

785-747 Alcamenes 38

1103-1062 Proclese 41

1062-1028 Sous 34

1028-977 Eurypon 51

 

977-928 Prytanis 49

928-883 Polydectes and Eunomus 45

883-823 Charillus 60

823-785 Nicander 38

785-738 Theopompus 47

Herodotus and Pausanius

1103 Eurysthenes

1064 Agis

1025 Echestratus

986 Labotas

947 Dorysus

908 Agesilus

860 Archeleus

830 Telecles

791 Alcamenes

752 Polydorus

713 Eurycrates

 

674 Anaxander

635 Eurycratides

596 Leon

557 Anaxandridus

1103 Proclese 1102

1062 (Sous) 1056

1021 Eurypon 1010

980 Prytanis 964

939 Polydectes 918

898 (Eunomus)

857Charillus 872

816 Nicander 826

775 Theopompus 780 | 784

[739] Anaxandridus (738 Zeuxidamus)

[723] Archidamus

[702] Anaxilaus

689 Leotyhides  (692 Anaxidamus)

646 Hippocratides (647 Archidamus)

603 Agasicles

560 Ariston

 

Athens Kings and Archons

Castor (reconstructed from Eusebius)

1483.5 Cecrops 50/2

1458.5 Cranaus {10}9/2

1404 Amphictyon 10/2

1399 Erichthonius 50/2

1374 Pandion 40/2

1354 Erechtheus 50/2

1329 Cecrops 40/2

1309 Pandion 25

1284 Aegeus 48

1236 Theseus 30

1206 Menesthus 23

1183 Demophon 33

1150 Oxyntes 12

1138 Aphidas 1

1137 Thymotes 8

1129 Melanthus 37

1092 Codrus 21

1071 Medon 20

1051 Acastus 36

1015 Archippus 19

996 Thersippus 41

955 Phorbas 31

924 Megacles 30

894 Diognetus 28

866 Pherecles 19

847 Ariphron 20

827 Thespius 27

800 Agamestor 20

780-{759} Aeschylus 23 {could read 21}

759-757 Alcmaeon 2

757-747 Charops 10

747-737 Aesimides 10

737-727 Clidicus 10

727 Hippomenes 10

717 Leocrates  10

707 Apsander 10

697-687 Eryxias 10

687-686 Creon 1

 

Sicyonian Kings

Apollodorus (reconstructed from Eusebius)

1658 Aegialeus 52/4

1645 Europs 45/4

1633.75 Telichis 20/4

1628.75 Apis 25/4

1622.5 Telexion 52/2

1596.5 Aegyrus 34/2

1579.5 Thurimachus 45/2

1557 Leucippus 53/2

1530.5 Messapus 47/2

1507 Peratus 46/2

1484 Plemnaaus 48/2

1460 Orthopolis 63/2

1428.5 Marathon 30/2

1412.5 Marathus 20/2

1402.5 Echireus 55/2

1375 Corax 30/2

1360 Epopeus 32/2

1344 Lamedon 40/2 or 43/2

1324 Sicyon 45/42

1279 Polybus 40/43

1239 Inachus 42

1197 Phaestus 8

1189 Adrastus 4

1185 Polyphides 31

1154 Pelasgus 20

1134-1103 Zeuxippus 31/32

1104-1103 Archelaus 1

1103-1102 Automedon 1

1102 Theoclytus 4

1098 Euneus 6

1092 Theonomus 9

1083-1071 Amphichyes 12/18

 

Corinthian Kings

(reconstructed from Eusebius, Aristotle, Pausanius and Herodotus)

1069 Aletes 35

1034 Ixion 37

997 Agelas 37

960 Prunis (Promnes) 34/35

926 Bacchis 36/35

890 Agelas (Amphilytus) 30

860 Eudemos (Eumelus) 25

835 Aristodemus (Aristomedos) 35

800 Agemon 16

784 Alexander 25

759 Telestes 12

747-746 Automenes 1

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746-656 Archonship

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656-626 Cypselus (30)

626-582 Periander (44)

582-579 Psammetichus (3)

 

Macedonian Kings

(reconstructed)

813 Caranus 28

785 Coenus 12

773 Tyrimmas 38

735 Perdiccas I 51

684 Argaeus I 38

646 Phillipus I 38

608 Aeropus 26

582 Alcetas 29

553 Amyntas I 50

503 Alexander I 43

460 Perdicca II 28

432 Archelaus 24

408 Orestes 3

405 Archelaus (again) 4

401 Amyntas II  1

400 Pausanias 1

399 Amyntas II (again)  6

393 Argaeus II  2

391 Amyntas II (again) 18

373 Alexander II 1

372 Ptolemaeus 4

368 Perdicca III  6

362 Philippus II  26

336-324 Alexander the Great 12

 

Time Line

Tatian ( []   in reign of, black 25 years per generation, grey 20 years per generation)

1650 New Order, Ogygus at Athens, First deluge. [Phoroneus]

1580 Reign of Amosis 400 years or 20 generations before the Troy was taken. [Inachus]

1525 Actaeus at Athens, Country named Actaea prior to being called Attica. [Phorbas]

1500 Reign of Cecrops in Athens, Prometheus and Epimetheus and Arias and Io. [Triopas]

1475 The coming of Danaus into Peloponnesusand the return of Europa from Phoenicia to Crete. [Sthenelaus]

1440 Burning of Phaethon, Flood of Deucalion. [Crotopas]

1425 Abduction of Core, Founding of the temple in Eleusis, Triptolemus, and the coming of Cadmus to Thebesand the reign of Minos. [Lynceus]

1420 Reign of Amphictyon and the founding of Dardania by Dardanus. [Sthenelaus]

1360 War of Eumolpus against the Athenians. [Proetus]

1350 The deeds of Perseus and Dionysus. [Acrisius]

1320 The coming over of Pelops from Phrygia, coming of Ion to Athens, Cecrops II in Athens. [Acrisius]

1300 Amphion preceded the siege of Troy by two generations.

1250 Hercules preceded the Trojan war by one generation, Orpheus lived at the same time as Hercules.

1183 Agamemnon takes Troy in 18th year of his reign or 317 years before Homer.

1103 Return of the Heraklidae 80 years after Troy.

1043 Ionian migration 140 years after Troy.

1003 Archonship of Archippus 180 years after Troy.

866 Time of Homer 90 years before Olympiads.

776 Olympiads 407 years after Troy.

688 Time of Archiolcus 23rd Olympiad.

683 Time of Gyges 500 years after Troy.

 

 

 

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