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Antalcidas  

Stephen Hodkinson

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Mar 2016
Antalcidas (occasional deviant version, Antialcidas), Spartan statesman. He came from a prominent family and was probably related by marriage to King *Agesilaus II. He first appears as Sparta's ... More

Antenor (1)  

Roger Aubrey Baskerville Mynors

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Mar 2016
Antenor (1), in mythology, an elderly and upright counsellor in Troy during the siege, who advised the return of *Helen to the Greeks, and in return for this (or, according to much later accounts, ... More

Antichthon/Antipodes  

Alfred Hiatt

The terms antipodes and antichthones, along with others such as antoikoi and perioikoi, referred to hypothetical peoples dwelling beyond the extent of the known world. These terms were the product of ... More

Anticleides  

Frank William Walbank and Kenneth S. Sacks

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Dec 2015
Anticleides, of Athens (fl. early 3rd cent. bce), wrote a history of *Alexander (3) the Great (containing a long digression on Egyptian antiquities), a substantial mythological work reaching into ... More

Antigonus (1) I, 'Monophthalmos' ('the one-eyed'), c. 382–301 BCE  

Albert Brian Bosworth

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Dec 2015
Antigonus (1) I (c. 382–301 bce), ‘the One-eyed’ (Monophthalmos), Macedonian noble, was prominent under *Philip (1) II and governed Greater *Phrygia for *Alexander (3) the Great (334–323). Victorious ... More

Antigonus (2), 'Gonatas', c. 320–239 BCE  

R. M. Errington

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Mar 2016
Antigonus (2) (c. 320–239 BCE), king of Macedonia (c.277/6–239 bce), son of *Demetrius (4) I and Phila, nicknamed ‘Gonatas’ (meaning unknown). He served under his father in Greece in 292, commanded ... More

Antigonus (3), 'Doson' ('the man who will give'), c. 263–221 BCE  

R. M. Errington

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Dec 2015
Antigonus (3) (c. 263–221 bce), nicknamed ‘Doson’, ‘the man who will give’, regent and king of Macedonia 229–221. Son of *Demetrius (5) ‘the Fair’, who was half-brother of *Antigonus (2) Gonatas, ... More

Antiochus (10), of Syracuse, Greek historian, 5th cent. BCE  

Klaus Meister

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Dec 2015
Antiochus (10), of *Syracuse, probably the oldest of the western Greek historians (see historiography, greek), active in the 5th cent. bce, after *Herodotus (1) but before *Thucydides (2). ... More

Antiochus (9), names of kings of Commagene  

Josef Wiesehöfer

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Mar 2016
Antiochus (9), the name of some kings of *Commagene:(full title, Theos Dikaios Epiphanēs Philorhōmaios kai Philhellēn), son of Mithradates Callinicus and Laodice (daughter of the Seleucid king ... More

Antipater (1), Macedonian statesman, 397?–319 BCE  

Albert Brian Bosworth

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Dec 2015
Trusted lieutenant of *Philip (1) II, he represented the king at Athens in 346 and 338, and governed Macedon during the Danubian campaign of *Alexander (3) the Great (335). From 334 he acted as ... More

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