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u'-me-nez (Eumenes, "well-disposed"):

King of Pergamus, son and successor of Attalus I (197 B.C.). He is mentioned in the Apocrypha (1 Maccabees 8:8) in connection with the league which Judas Maccabeus made with the Romans. As their ally in the war against Antiochus the Great and in recognition of his signal service at the decisive battle of Magnesia (190 B.C.), Eumenes II was rewarded with such extensive tracts of country as raised him at once from comparative insignificance to be the sovereign of a great state. The statement in the Apocrypha describing his extension of territory differs from those of Livy, Polybius and Appian, and cannot be correct.

The Romans are said to have taken "India, and Media and Lydia" from Antiochus and to have given them to Eumenes II. Antiochus never had any possessions in India nor had any earlier king of Syria. He was obliged to give up only the countries on the side of Taurus toward Rome. No suggestion for the reading "India" in the narrative has met with acceptance (it may possibly have been a copyist's error for "Ionia"; see Livy xxxvii.44). Eumenes II cultivated the Roman alliance carefully but became suspected in connection with the affairs of Perseus, the last king of Macedonia. He never came to an open rupture with the Romans, and died in 159 B.C., after a reign of 39 years.

J. Hutchison


The Heresiarchs of that Age.
... In Alexandria Marcus [1079] was appointed pastor, after Eumenes [1080] had filled
the office thirteen years in all. ... [1080] On Eumenes, see above, chap. ...
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The Bishops of Jerusalem from the Age of Our Saviour to the Period ...
... In the meantime, after the lapse of a year and some months, Eumenes, [1007] the
sixth in order, succeeded to the leadership of the Alexandrian church, his ...
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Bishops of Alexandria.
... Bishops of Alexandria. Annianus. Justus. Agrippinus. Dionysius. Abilius. Eumenes.
Julian. Maximus. Cerdon. Marcus. Demetrius. Theonas. Primus. Celadion. ...
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... II. The See of Alexandria. 1. Annianus. 2. Avilius. 3. Cerdon. 4. Primus. 5. Justus.
6. Eumenes. 7. Marcus. 8. Celadion. 9. Aggripinus. 10. Julianus. 11. ...
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Epistle Catholic.
... Macarius, deacon. Pistus, deacon, in like manner. Athanasius, deacon. Eumenes, deacon.
Apollonius, deacon. Olympius, deacon. Aphthonius, deacon. ...
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Deposition of Arius.
... Macarius, Deacon. Pistus [392] , Deacon, likewise. Athanasius, Deacon. Eumenes,
Deacon. Apollonius [393] , Deacon. Olympius, Deacon. Aphthonius [394] , Deacon. ...
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The Church History of Eusebius. Index of Subjects.
... Euclid, studied by the Theodotians, [1044]248. Euelpis, [1045]268. Eumenes, bishop
of Alexandria, [1046]177, [1047]184. Eumenia, [1048]233, [1049]242. ...
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... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia EUMENES II. u'-me-nez (Eumenes, "well-disposed"):
King of Pergamus, son and successor of Attalus I (197 BC). ...
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... He waged war on Eumenes of Pergamum, but without success. ... He sought the
friendship also of Eumenes of Pergamum, but without success. ...
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... The Pergamene monarchs, Eumenes and Attalus, succeeded in placing upon the throne
the brother of Seleucus, although Heliodorus had wished to ascend the throne ...
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Eulogists (2 Occurrences)

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Eunatan. Eumenes, Eunatan. Eunice . Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia EUNATAN.
u-na'-tan. See ENNATAN. Eumenes, Eunatan. Eunice . Reference Bible.
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Pergamos (1 Occurrence)
...Eumenes II (197-159 BC) was the most illustrious king of the dynasty, and
during his reign the city reached its greatest height. ...
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Philadelphia (2 Occurrences)
... interior. Its name was given to it in honor of Attalus II, because of his
loyalty to his elder brother, Eumenes II, king of Lydia. ...
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Pergamum (2 Occurrences)
...Eumenes II (197-159 BC) was the most illustrious king of the dynasty, and
during his reign the city reached its greatest height. ...
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Athens (5 Occurrences)
... Attalus I of Perg amum endowed the Academy, Eumenes added a splendid Stoa to theater
and Antiochus Epiphanes began the Olympeium (15 columns of which are still ...
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