- c318–272 b.c., king of Epirus c300–272.
- Classical Mythology. Neoptolemus.
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After the defeat of Pyrrhus how much of Italy owned the Romans as masters?Introductory American History
Henry Eldridge Bourne
With his father's might Pyrrhus presses on; nor guards nor barriers can hold out.The Aeneid of Virgil
How did his elephants save Pyrrhus—and then we saw them for the first time?The Lion's Brood
And then, her blessed dog—Pyrrhus or Pirre; I had a great mind to kill it.The Home
Time passed on, until at length Pyrrhus was twelve years old.Pyrrhus
- 319–272 bc, king of Epirus (306–272). He invaded Italy but was ultimately defeated by the Romans (275 bc)
- another name for Neoptolemus