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Antigonus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Antigonus a general of Alexander the Great and king of Macedonia; lost one eye; killed in a battle at Ipsus (382-301 BC)
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Usage

In literature:

I know more than one Baptista, and Florizel, and Dion, and Antigonus.
"Bibliomania; or Book-Madness" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
King Antigonus may come in here.
"Ebrietatis Encomium" by Boniface Oinophilus
Antigonus Gonatas refused to be worshipped (Tarn, p. 250 f.).
"Five Stages of Greek Religion" by Gilbert Murray
When they had thus cut off Keraunus, Antigonus came from Greece, and took possession of Macedon.
"Aunt Charlotte's Stories of Greek History" by Charlotte M. Yonge
Among his pupils were his successor, Chrysippus, and Antigonus, king of Macedon, from whom he accepted 2000 minae.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
Cleomenes was defeated by Antigonus, and became an exile at the court of Ptolemy, but it proved to be a prison instead of a home.
"Greek Women" by Mitchell Carroll
His successor, Eumenes, made it for some time his headquarters, as did Antigonus until 301.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
A decisive battle was fought at Ipsus, in which Antigonus fell, in the eighty-first year of his age.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2" by Various
In the division of the empire, after the death of Alexander, Antigonus obtained Greater Phrygia, Lycia, and Pamphylia as his dominion.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
Attica was still under the sway of Antigonus Gonatas, the Macedonian king.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
Since then the Dutch merchants have traveled the river in peace; but I for one thank old Antigonus for giving the city so romantic an origin.
"Hans Brinker" by Mary Mapes Dodge
Leontes laesst den Antigonus, so wie Hamlet seine Gefaehrten, bei seinem Schwerte schwoeren.
"Tieck's Essay on the Boydell Shakspere Gallery" by George Henry Danton
In 318 Antigonus marched against him, and Eumenes withdrew east to join the satraps of the provinces beyond the Tigris.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 8" by Various
Now the date of Antigonus is placed by Mr. Fynes Clinton in B.C.
"Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume I (of 4)" by George Grote
Antigonus, one of his brothers, acted in his stead.
"Synopsis of Jewish History" by Henry A. Henry
The next year Aristobulus, with his son Antigonus, escaped from Rome and rallied his followers again at Alexandrium.
"Biblical Geography and History" by Charles Foster Kent
Antigonus readily consented, and sent his son as a hostage to the Argives.
"Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. I of II)" by Charles Bucke
Seleucus and Lysimachus conquered Antigonus and Demetrius Poliorcetes, 301 B.C.
"A Literary and Historical Atlas of Asia" by J. G. Bartholomew
Among the many princes Nearchus had a friend named Antigonus.
"The Oera Linda Book" by Anonymous
Antigonus, the son of Aristobulus, made a raid and was with difficulty repulsed by Herod.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 4" by Various
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