Biography of King of Macedonia Arquelao (413-399 a.C.)

King of Macedonia, natural son of Perdiccas, seized the throne by murdering his father and brothers. It fortified Macedonia, opened roads, established stores and sought by all possible means to put the country in the shelter of a maritime, especially on the part of the Athenian invasion. It protected the arts and letters; did paint his palace by Jeuxis; had guests to Euripides and Agathon, but their bodies to attract Socrates did not result: bad habits caused its end, and it was killed by Craterus, your favorite, in 399 B.c.