Antipater (6), father of *Herod (1) the Great, dominated the politics of Palestine for a generation and paved the way for Herod. A wealthy Idumaean, he had close contacts with the monarchy of the *Nabataeans. From 67
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Antoninus Liberalis, *mythographer, probably of Antonine times, published a Μεταμορφώσεωνσυναγωγή (‘Collection of Metamorphoses’) based on Hellenistic sources, e.g. *Nicander.
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Apollonius (3) (3rd cent.
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A legitimized son of *Perdiccas (2) II, he gained the throne by murder and was eventually assassinated by two male lovers. His reign, for which see esp. Thuc. 2. 100. 2, is notable for co-operation with Athens (supply of shipbuilding materials; capture of Pydna), increasing security (fortress- and road-building; improvement of infantry and cavalry; matrimonial alliances), increasing wealth (resumption of silver coinage), transfer of major residence to *Pella because of the primary importance of north-eastern frontiers, and a ‘Hellenizing’ policy (theatre festival at Dium; patronage of *Zeuxis (1), *Timotheus (1), *Choerilus (2), *Agathon, and *Euripides) whose pretensions perhaps promoted the Athenian hostility reflected e.g. in Plato's Gorgias.