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  Antigonid dynasty - Phantis
The Antigonid dynasty was a dynasty of Macedonian kings descended from Alexander the Great's general Antigonus I Monophthalmus ("the One-eyed").
After a period of confusion, Demetrius's son Antigonus II Gonatas was able to establish the family's control over the old Kingdom of Macedon, as well as over most of the Greek city-states, by 276 BC.
The dynasty ended with the Roman domination of the area after the Battle of Pydna in 168 BC.
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  Antigonid dynasty Details, Meaning Antigonid dynasty Article and Explanation Guide
The Antigonid dynasty was a dynasty of Macedonian kings descended from Alexander the Great's general Antigonus I Monophthalmus ("the One-eyed").
After a period of confusion, Demetrius's son Antigonus II Gonatas was able to establish the family's control over the old Kingdom of Macedon, as well as over most of the Greek city-states, by 276 BC.
The dynasty ended with the Roman domination of the area after the Battle of Pydna in 168 BC.
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  Antigonid dynasty
The Antigonid dynasty was a dynasty of Macedonian kings ruling descended from Alexander the Great's general Antigonus I Monophthalmus ("the One-eyed").
It was one of three such empires, the others being the Seleucid dynasty and Ptolemaic dynasty.
The dynasty ended with the Roman domination of the area after the Battle of Pydna in 168 BC.
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  Antigonid dynasty: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
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The dynasty ended with the Roman domination of the area after the Battle of Pydna in 168 BC.
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 dynasty - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gu Kaizhi (345?-405?), Chinese painter of the Six Dynasties period, one of the greatest artists of Chinese antiquity.
Merovingian, dynasty of kings that ruled the Franks, a Germanic tribe, from ad481 to 751.
During the Six Dynasties period (ad 220-589), celadon-glazed stoneware, a precursor of later porcelain celadons, began to appear.
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 Perseus of Macedon
Perseus was the last king of the Antigonid dynasty, the successor state in Macedon created upon the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC.
Soon Rome and and Perseus were at war, which ended with Perseus' surrender to Paullus after the Battle of Pydna, and his eventual imprisonment in Rome.
The Antigonid kingdom was dissolved, and replaced with three republics.
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 MACEDONIA "TRUE MACEDONIANS WERE AND ARE GREEK"
What is more, he does not confine himself to one graphic vivid account, but repeats or alludes to this saga at many points of his work, in order to interpret historical facts or support the thread of his own narrative.
According to his version of the story, three brothers descended from the Heracleid Temenos, who founded the Heracleid dynasty of Argos, namely Gauanes, Aeropus and Perdiccas, left Argos and went to Illyria, whence they reached Upper Macedonia and were employed as shepherds by the king of the small city of Lebaea.
It is doubtless of Doric origin and the Heracleids among whom the kings of Macedonia were included by tradition were regarded as the chief representatives of the Doric branch of the Greek race.
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Circa 323 - 31 B.C. Following the death of Alexander the Great, his kingdom was split into three by his generals.
The Antigonid dynasty maintained control of mainland Greece.
The Seleucids governed the entire eastern empire, the largest portion of the territory, while the Ptolemies ruled the land of ancient Egypt.
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 Hellenistic Period in Anatolia and Asia Minor
Antigonid dynasty was founded by Antigonus I (Monophthalmos), following the Alexander's death.
Antigonids ruled over Asia Minor, Macedonia and Thrace.
The area controlled by the Seleucid dynasty was the hardest to manage, as there were many different ethnic groups who were used to be ruled by local rulers and satraps and being ruled by a central authority was something that they did not like at all.
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 Battle of Cynoscephalae - TheBestLinks.com - Alexander the Great, Antigonid dynasty, Crete, Cavalry, ...
Battle of Cynoscephalae, Alexander the Great, Antigonid dynasty, Crete, Cavalry...
The Battle of Cynoscephalae was fought in Thessaly in 197 BC between the Roman army, led by Titus Quinctius Flamininus, and the Antigonid dynasty of Macedon, led by Philip V.
Flamininus, with his allies from the Aetolian League, were stationed at Thebes, and marched out towards Pherae in search of Philip, who was at Larisa.
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 Macedon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Greek (Hellenic) character of the ancient Macedonians is disputed among scholars, a dispute which sometimes takes on polemic and nationalist overtones, and essentially hinges on the exact definition of "Hellene".
In 215 BC Macedon became involved in the first of three wars with the rising power of Rome: defeat in the second (197 BC) and third (168 BC) led to the deposition of the Macedonian dynasty and the establishment of Roman client republics.
Andriscus' brief success at reestablishing the monachy in 149 BC was quickly followed by his defeat the next year and the establishment of direct Roman rule and the organization of Macedon as the Roman province of Macedonia.
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 Christian History Handbook: Ancient: Appendix III-B   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The last two living members of the dynasty were retired on pensions when Pompey first organized the Roman Province of Syria in 63 BC.
His nephew and other relatives made up the Attalid dynasty that ruled until 133 when the kingdom was donated to Rome and the Roman Province of Asia was finally organized in 129.
Ptolemy I was one of the first to establish a cult and priesthood for the worship of Alexander the Great; for, the great general's body had been brought to Alexandria and placed in a monumental tomb.
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 Definition for Macedon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The overall losses resulted in the defeat of Macedon, the deposition of the Antigonid dynasty and the dismantling of the Macedonian kingdom.
After the removal of the Antigonid dynasty by the Romans in 167 BC, it is possible that the synedrion remained, unlike the Assembly, representing the sole federal authority in Macedonia after the country's division in four merides.
The merit of the creation of an intermediate territorial administrative level between the central government and the cities has to be probably ascribed to Philip II: this reform agreed with the need to adapt the kingdom's institutions to the great expansion of Macedon under his rule.
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 Walbank Chapter 5
That was the homeland of Philip II and Alexander, the kingdom of Macedonia which from 276 until its dissolution at the hands of Rome in 168, was ruled by the Antigonid dynasty.
This kind of courtier and administrator was not unknown at the Antigonid court, nor indeed at the court of Philip Il earlier, but at all times kings of Macedonia had to take account of a native nobility whose loyalty might be crucial to the safety and prosperity of the kingdom.
Antigonid Macedonia experienced a growth of urbanization, which brought it closer to the cultural level of southern Greece.
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The Antigonid rule lasted from 294 B.C. to 168 B.C. The family's first powerful ruler was Antigonus I, a general under Alexander the Great.
Antigonus tried to seize more of the Empire, but he was defeated and killed at the Battle of Ipsus in 301 B.C. In 294 B.C., his son Demetrius I became the first Antigonid to rule Macedonia.
But Philip was defeated in 197 B.C. The Romans ended the Antigonid rule by defeating Perseus in 168 B.C.
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 Antigonid dynasty - HighBeam Encyclopedia
Philip's defeat upset the old balance of power, and Rome became the decisive force in the eastern Mediterranean.
The defeat of his successor, Perseus, at Pydna in 168 marked the end of the dynasty.
Dynasties of the World; 1/1/2002; JOHN E. MORBY; 471 words;
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 Encyclop√¶dia Britannica Australia -   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Antigonid dynasty was established when Demetrius I Poliorcetes, the son of Antigonus I Monophthalmus, ousted Cassander's governor of Athens, Demetrius of Phaleron, and conquered the island of Cyprus, thereby...
Macedonian general under Alexander the Great who founded the Macedonian dynasty of the Antigonids (306-168 BC), becoming king in 306.
An exceptional strategist and combat leader, he was also an astute ruler who cultivated the friendship of Athens and other...
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 The Greeks - The Three Empires   (Site not responding. Last check: )
By 300 BC, all that was left of Alexander's empire were four smaller empires, each controlled by military generals who declared themselves kings.
Greece and Macedonia fell to Antigonus, who founded the Antigonid dynasty of Greek kings; this dynasty would eventually control Asia Minor.
Asia Minor original came under the control of Attalid dynasty, but was eventually subsumed under the Antigonids.
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 Antigonus II Gonatas
Idealistic son of Demetrius Poliorcetes who restored the Antigonid dynasty's fortunes by rallying Greeks against foreign invaders and reclaiming the throne of Macedon.
As grandson of two of Alexander's strongest generals -- Antigonus Monophthalmus (on his father's side) and Antipater (on his mother's) -- Gonatas was destined to inherit command.
In fact, when Seleucus' son (Antiochus I Soter) married his own father's widow (Gonatas' sister, Stratonike) a strong family alliance was forged between Antigonids and Seleucids that caused the heirs of Ptolemy I Soter deep concern.
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 Macedon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Demetrius' son Antigonus II (277–239 BC) successfully restored order and prosperity and repelled a Galatian invasion, though he lost control of many of the formerly controlled Greek city-states.
The overall losses resulted in the defeat of Macedon, the deposition of the Antigonid dynasty and the dismantling of the Macedonian kingdom.
We also know from Livy that the mines and the forests were leased for a fixed sum under Philip V, and it appears that the same happened under the Argaead dynasty: from here possibly come the leasing system that was used in Ptolemaic Egypt.
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 Antigonus III Doson
Given the complex family relations of Macedonian dynasties and the tendency of Macedonian rulers to give children of different wives the same name, such confusion is understandable.
Unlike his Antigonid ancestors, he had no viable rivals to challenge his right to rule.
The table above is a pruned family tree, representing the relationships of the ruling members of the Antigonid dynasty [gold] and their spouses [=].
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 News | TimesDaily.com | TimesDaily | Florence, AL
Two major losses that led to their inevitable defeat were in 197 BC when Rome defeated Philip V, and 168 BC when Rome defeated Perseus.
It is also known from Livy that the mines and the forests were leased for a fixed sum under Philip V, and it appears that the same happened under the Argaead dynasty: from here possibly comes the leasing system that was used in Ptolemaic Egypt.
The merit of the creation of an intermediate territorial administrative level between the central government and the cities has to be probably ascribed to Philip II: this reform agreed with the need to adapt the kingdom's institutions to the great expansion of Macedon under his rule.
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 From Epiphanes to Epimanes by Tim Case
The Attalid dynasty originally took Asia Minor but later was incorporated into the Antigonid Empire of Greece and Macedonia.
The Seleucid dynasty was started by Seleucus I and comprised the area of Mesopotamia along with the Middle East.
The reason for this continuing war was that none of these dynasties ever fully accepted the fact they weren’t the legitimate successor to all of Alexander’s empire.
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 Hellas: Antigonid Macedonia :: 0 A.D. :: Wildfire Games
The Antigonid dynasty ruled the kingdom of Macedonia continuously from the demise of the dynasty of Cassander in 294 BC until the Roman conquest in 168 BC, with the exception of a brief period of tumult (288 BC — 277 BC).
This was the time of most heated competition among the three main successor states of Alexander the Great’s empire for the control of the eastern Mediterranean.
The founder of the dynasty was Antigonus I Monophtalmus, the oldest of Alexander’s Diadochi.
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 The Greeks
The Antigonid Dynasty ruled Greece and Macedonia from Pydna.
These three kingdoms made up the Hellenistic world.The Antigonid Dynasty ruled Greece and Macedon but lost control of their colonies in southern Italy to the Romans in 275 BC.
Three Macedonian Wars against Rome resulted in the end of the Antigonid Dynasty in 168 BC.
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 earlyempirespeoples
Dynasty named after Antigonus I. (382-301), a loyal general serving under Alexander.
Dynasty, a state which adopted Zoroastrianism as state religion and claimed to be the successor of
Ptolemaic dynasty adopted the Egyptian title of pharaoh and the Egyptian tradition of pharaohs marrying
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 Macedonia
Antipater, Alexander's regent in Europe, and his son Cassander regained control of Macedonia and Greece until the latter's death in 297 BC.
The country fell into civil war and internal confusion until 277 BC, when it came under the control of Antigonus II Gonatus, founder of the Antigonid Dynasty.
The Antigonids lasted until 197 BC, when they were defeated by the Romans.
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