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Cassander reciprocated by leaving her in full control of the country when he left to campaign in Greece.But individual circumstances and events at this time were subject to rapid change.
Cassander's refusal to accept his father's decision sparked the Second War of the Diadochi, in which Eurydice saw once again a chance to free Philip from the control of the regent.An opportunity presented itself in 317 BC when Cassander expelled Polyperchon from Macedonia.Eurydice immediately allied herself with Cassander and persuaded her husband to nominate him as the new regent.Named Arrhidaeus at birth, he assumed the name Philip when he ascended to the throne.As Arrhidaeus grew older it became apparent that he had mild learning difficulties.Alexander, who is initially disgusted with his brother's inferior intellect, learns to love him before he sets out to conquer the world.
In the Japanese fiction manga Historie, he was shown as an intellectually disabled young child that became happy when Eumenes made him a toy chariot and became sad when Alexander the Great destroyed his toy.
Golden Larnax (Chrysi Larnaka) (with the Sun of Vergina on the lid) that contains the remains (bones) from the burial of King Philip II of Macedonia and the royal golden wreath.
Formerly located at the Thessaloniki Archaeological Museum, since 1997) displayed in the underground museum of Vergina, inside the Great Tumulus.
He appears as one of the main characters in the novel Funeral Games by Mary Renault.
In Renault's version, the villainous Cassander slows down his advance on Macedonia to give Olympias enough time to kill Arrhidaeus and Eurydice.
But the night before the first day of shooting, he develops a case of psychosomatic blindness.