Death of Attalus III of Pergamum

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Historical Context Note

Attalus III was the last king of Pergamum. At his death he bequeathed his kingdom to Rome, and the Roman province of Asia was created.

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Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Death of Attalus III of Pergamum". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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