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  Diadochi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
But although Cassander was tempted to conclude peace with Antigonus, in Asia the war turned against the one-eyed general, with Ptolemy invading Syria (and defeating Antigonus' son, Demetrius Poliorcetes, in the Battle of Gaza, 312 BC) and Seleucus securing control of Babylon, and thus, of the eastern reaches of Alexander's empire.
The kingdoms of Antigonus, Ptolemy, Seleucus, Lysimachus and Cassander.
Soon, Demetrius was forced from Macedon by a rebellion supported by the alliance of Lysimachus and Pyrrhus, who divided the Kingdom between them, and, leaving Greece to the control of his son, Antigonus Gonatas, Demetrius launched an invasion of the east in 287 BC.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : List of ancient Greeks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Alexander V of Macedon - King of Macedon
Amyntas III of Macedon - King of Macedon
Antigonus III of Macedon - King of Macedon
www.hallencyclopedia.com /List_of_ancient_Greeks   (1135 words)

  
 Messinia
After the fall of the Theban power, to which it had owed its foundation, it became an ally of Philip II of Macedon and took no part in the battle of Chaeronea (338 BC).
Philip V sent Demetrius of Pharos to seize Messene, but the attempt failed and cost the life of Demetrius: soon afterwards the Spartan tyrant Nabis succeeded in taking the city, but was forced to retire by the timely arrival of Philopoemen and the Megalopolitans.
For centuries there had been a dispute between Messenia and Sparta about the possession of the Ager Dentheliales on the western slope of Taygetus: after various decisions by Philip of Macedon, Antigonus, Mummius, Caesar, Antony, Augustus and others, the question was settled in 25 by Tiberius and the Senate in favour of the Messenians (Tac.
www.gamesinathens.com /olympics/m/me/messinia.shtml   (789 words)

  
 Athens - ENCYCLOPEDIA - The History Channel UK
The growth of Macedon's power under Philip II heralded the demise of Athens as a major power.
to the citizens of Athens to stand up against Macedon, Athens was decisively defeated by Philip at Chaeronea in 338 &BC; The city did not dare dispute the mastery of Philip's son and successor, Alexander the Great.
After his death Athens revolted (323-322 &BC;) against control by Macedon, but the revolt was quashed, and Athens lost its remaining dependencies and declined into a provincial city.
www.thehistorychannel.co.uk /site/search/search.php?word=ATHENS&enc=3238   (1873 words)

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