Portrait of Eumenes I of Pergamon (Rijksmuseum van oudheden, Leiden)
king of Pergamon, ruled 263-241.
Successor of: Philetaerus
- Father: Eumenes, brother of Philetaerus
- Mother: Satyra
Succeeded by: Attalus
Succeeds Philetaerus as lord of Pergamon and the valley of the Caicus;
he behaves too independent in view of the Seleucid
I Soter, who declares war.
remains friendly to Antiochus' successor Antiochus
II Theos; although is an ally of Ptolemy
II Philadelphus of Egypt in the Second Syrian War; and he
pays tribute to the Galatians.
Death. Games are instituted in his honor, the Eumenia.