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Pydna

Pydna (pĭdˈnə) [key], ancient town of Pieria, S Macedonia, near the Gulf of Salonica (now Thessaloníki). Nearby in 168 B.C. the Romans under Aemilius Paullus defeated the Macedonians under Perseus and thus ended the kingdom of Macedon.

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