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Generals of the Diadochi - Antipatrid Generals, Generals of Antigonus I, Generals of Eumenes, Generals of Lysimachus, Generals of Polyperchon (Paperback) Loot Price: R275
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Generals of the Diadochi - Antipatrid Generals, Generals of Antigonus I, Generals of Eumenes, Generals of Lysimachus, Generals...
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Antipatrid Generals, Generals of Antigonus I, Generals of Eumenes, Generals of Lysimachus, Generals of Polyperchon, Philetaerus, Alexander, Nicanor, Agathocles, Eudemus, Cleitus the White, Pleistarchus, Phoenix of Tenedos, Prepelaus, Philip, Eupolemus, Monimus, Menyllus, Philotas, Demetrius Poliorcetes. Excerpt: Philetaerus (Greek:, Philtairos, ca. 343 BC263 Be was the founder of the Attalid dynasty of Pergamon in Anatolia. He was born in Tieium (Greek: Tieion), a small town on the Black Sea coast of Anatolia between Bithynia to the west and Paphlagonia to the east. His father was Attalus (Greek: Attalos) (perhaps from Macedon) and his mother Boa was Paphlagonian. After the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC, Philetaerus became embroiled in the struggle for supremacy, called the Wars of the Diadochi (diadochi means "successors" in Greek) between Alexander's regional governors, Antigonus in Phrygia, Lysimachus in Thrace and Seleucus in Babylonia (among others). Philetaerus served first under Antigonus. He then shifted his allegiance to Lysimachus (ruler of Pergamon from 323 BC to 281 Be, who, after Antigonus was killed at the Battle of Ipsus in 301 BC, made Philetaerus commander of Pergamon, where Lysimachus kept a treasury of nine thousand talents of silver. Philetaerus served Lysimachus until 282 BC, when perhaps because of conflicts involving the court intrigues of Arsino, Lysimachus' third wife, Philetaerus deserted Lysimachus, offering himself and the important fortress of Pergamon, along with its treasury to Seleucus, who subsequently defeated and killed Lysimachus at the Battle of Corupedium in 281 BC. Seleucus himself was killed by Ptolemy Ceraunus, a brother of Arsino at Lysimachia a few months later. Though nominally unde... More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=1011811

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2010
First published: June 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 48
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-15999-4
Barcode: 9781158159994
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-158-15999-4

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