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  IPSUS
This battling amidst the trenches is reminiscent of Roman warfare.
Ipsus, where the final clash occurred, was about 50 miles north east of Synnada and Lysimachus had directed his march to threaten Antigonus' communication to the east and so draw him into a fight.
The chariots are not mentioned at all in the battle but the elephants were to have a decisive influence on the outcome.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Battle of Ipsus
The Battle of Ipsus was fought between some of the Diadochi (the successors of Alexander the Great) in 301 BC near the village of that name in Phrygia.
The Battle of Gaza was a battle of the Third war of the Diadochi between Ptolemy (satrap of Egypt) and Demetrius (son of Antigonus I Monophthalmus).
Ipsus finalized the breakup of an empire, which may account for its obscurity; despite that, it was still a critical battle in classical history and decided the character of the Hellenistic age.
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 Science Fair Projects - Battle of Ipsus
The battle of Ipsus was fought between some of the successors of Alexander the Great in 301 BC near the village of that name in Phrygia.
The battle resulted in the division of the short-lived Alexandrian Empire into three main power centers: Macedon in the west, Syria and Babylonia (under the Seleucids) in the center, and Egypt (under the Ptolemies) to the south.
Ipsus is an important battle but it finalized the breakup of an empire, not the creation of one, which may account for its obscurity.
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 Battle of Ipsus - Definition, explanation
The battle of Ipsus was fought between some of the successors of Alexander the Great in 301 BC near the village of that name in Phrygia.
The battle resulted in the division of the short-lived Alexandrian Empire into three main power centers: Macedon in the west, Syria and Babylonia (under the Seleucids) in the center, and Egypt (under the Ptolemies) to the south.
Ipsus is an important battle but it finalized the breakup of an empire, not the creation of one, which may account for its obscurity.
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 Battle of Ipsus - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Ipsus, Battle of, fought at Ipsus, in central Asia Minor, during the power struggle that followed the death of Macedonian king Alexander the Great....
A History of the Origin and Growth of the Art of War from the Earliest Times to the Battle of Ipsus, 301 Bc...
The battle of Ipsus: The Hellenistic kingdoms on the eve of the Battle of Ipsus : The battle of Ipsus (301 BCE): Main battle of the Fourth Diadoch war.
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 Ipsus
The Battle of Ipsus was fought between some of the Diadochi (the successors of Alexander the Great) in 301 BC near the village of that name in Phrygia.
Antigonus I Monophthalmus and his son Demetrius I of Macedon were pitted against the coalition of three other companions of Alexander: Cassander, ruler of Macedon; Lysimachus, ruler of Thrace; and Seleucus I Nicator, ruler of Babylonia and Persia.
Ipsus finalized the breakup of an empire, which may account for its obscurity; despite that, it was still a critical battle in classical history and decided the character of the Hellenistic age.
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 Battles: The Battle of Ipsus :: 0 A.D. :: Wildfire Games
The most important battle of the Diadochi period was fought at the end of 301 BC between Antigonus Monophtalmus ("the one-eyed") and his son Demetrius Poliorcetes ("the besieger") on one side, and a coalition of Seleucus Nicator, Lysimachus and troops of Cassander on the other, at Ipsus in Phrygia.
The Antigonid army consisted of 70,000 foot, 10,000 horse and 75 war elephants (1) with Antigonus fighting alongside the phalanx and Demetrius and the young Pyrrhus at the head of the cavalry, while that of his enemies numbered 64,000 foot, 10,500 horse, 400 war elephants and 120 scythe chariots.
The importance of the battle of Ipsus lies in that it was the last opportunity for Alexander's empire to be reunited under Antigonus.
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 Ipsus: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The battle of Ipsus resulted in the dissolution of Alexander's empire.
...Demetrius Poliorcetes 301 Battle of Ipsus; death of Antigonus I 298 Lachares...not present at the disastrous Battle of Ipsus a year later, although Pyrrhus was.
6...the defeat of Demetrius at the Battle of Ipsus.
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 The battle of Ipsus
The battle of Ipsus (301 BCE): Main battle of the Fourth Diadoch war.
Briefly before battle was joined, unexpectedly Seleucus appeared on the scene and joined Lysimachus and Cassander, together with his son Antiochus and a large army and four hundred war elephants.
For whereas in all former campaigns he had ever shown himself lofty and confident, loud in voice and scornful in speech, often by some joke or mockery on the eve of battle expressing his contempt and displaying his composure, he was now remarked to be thoughtful, silent, and retired.
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 Battle of Ipsus at AllExperts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Both sides deployed their phalanxes in the centre, both sides also deployed their light infantry and elephants ahead of the main battle line, however of Seleucus's elephants only 100 were deployed, the rest were held in reserve.
Lysimachus and Seleucus split their cavalry evenly between each wing, however Antigonus deployed the largest and most experienced of his cavalry under Demetrius on the right wing.
Soon many of them began to desert until both armies became hopelessly disorganised and as Antigonus desperately tried to rally his men he died under a hail of javelins.
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 Seleucid Empire - Article about Seleucid Empire
The peace was complemented by a "marriage alliance" (Epigamia in ancient sources), implying either a dynastic alliance (in which a Seleucid princess may have been bethrothed to the Maurya dynasty) or the recognition of marriage between Greeks and Indians.
Although initially unsuccessful in the Fourth Syrian War against Egypt, which led to an embarrassing defeat at the Battle of Raphia (217 BC), Antiochus would prove himself to be the greatest of the Seleucid rulers after Seleucus I himself.
In 139 BC, Demetrius II was defeated in battle by the Parthians and was captured.
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 The Struggle of the Diadochoi
Two battles were fought with little advantage to either side; but at last the Macedonian jealousy of a foreigner and the insubordination of Alexander's veterans prevailed.
In reality, the contest was for supremacy on the part of Antigonus, for independence on that of the satraps; and the only question with respect to Greece was, who should be her master.
The conquerors at Ipsus, Selencus and Lysimachus, divided the dominions of Alexander afresh.
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 Hellenistic Period in Anatolia and Asia Minor
Antigonus almost caught the chance to reunify the Alexander's empire, if he had not been defeated and killed at the battle of Ipsus in 301 BCE by the allied forces of Seleucids and Ptolemies.
When he died at the battlefield at Ipsus, he was well over the age of 80 and in his hand was his sword.
Cleopatra drew the wrath of Rome over her alliance with Mark Antony, and after their defeat at the naval battle of Actium in 31 BCE, Egypt was annexed to Roman Empire by Octavian.
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 Alexander: A History of the Origin and Growth of the Art of War from the Earliest Times to the Battle of Ipsus, 301 Bc, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Coinciding with the release of two films about Alexander by directors Oliver Stone and Baz Luhrmann, here is the classic study of Alexander, his predecessors, and his influence on the art of war--still fascinating and relevant over one hundred years after its initial publication.
The battles of Granicus, Issus and Arbela are all discussed with considerable attention to tactical detail.
Dodge was an American veteran of Gettysburg who lost his leg in that battle and in later life made his living as an author.
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The Greeks emerge victorious and put an end to the possibility of Persian despotism.
The empire is divided into four major states under the separate rules of Seleucus, Lysimachus, Cassander and Ptolemy.
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 World History 400-300 BC
-Sparta was defeated at the Battle of Leuctra by Epaeminondas of Thebes.
The battle was hard-fought but Alexander's troops gained the upper hand, and killed or captured half of the Persian army which was forced to retreat.
- Ptolemy, ruler of Egypt, defeated Antigonus at the battle of Gaza.
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 Battle of Ipsus Details, Meaning Battle of Ipsus Article and Explanation Guide
Battle of Ipsus Details, Meaning Battle of Ipsus Article and Explanation Guide
Battle of Ipsus Guide, Meaning, Facts, Information and Description
This is an Article on Battle of Ipsus.
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 The Baldwin Project: The Story of the Greeks by H. A. Guerber
Seleucus, it is said, brought a number of fighting elephants, such as Porus had used, which added much to the confusion and fierceness of the struggle.
The battle of Ipsus decided the fate of Alexander's kingdom.
As for Demetrius, although he had lost a kingdom at the battle of Ipsus, he soon managed to conquer another.
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 AllRefer.com - Ipsus (Ancient History, Middle East) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Ipsus (Ancient History, Middle East) - Encyclopedia
Antigonus I, who had summoned his son Demetrius to his aid, was defeated and slain there by his rivals Seleucus and Lysimachus in 301
B.C. The battle of Ipsus resulted in the dissolution of Alexander's empire.
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 Battle of Ipsus - QuickSeek Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Paraitacene – Gabiene – Gaza – Salamis – Rhodes – Ipsus – Corupedium
Wiki Classical Dictionary: Battle of Ipsusde:Schlacht von Ipsos
nl:Slag bij Ipsus fr:Bataille d'Ipsos pl:Bitwa pod Ipsos fi:Ipsoksen taistelu
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 battle of ipsus - OneLook Dictionary Search
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 Pyrrhus - The Fool of Hope
When it became clear that this would be a long fight, and that Pyrrhus, if he were recognized, would be in danger from fresh and ambitious Roman soldiers as the day wore on, he changed armor with one of his friends.
The Battle of Ipsus (301 B.C.) was between Antigonus and other Macedonian generals who had carved kingdoms out of the empire won by Alexander.
Ptolemy remained neutral in the battle of Ipsus.
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 Battle of Ipsus Did You Mean battle?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Antigonus I Monophthalmus and his son Demetrius I of Macedon were pitted against the coalition of three other companions of Alexander: Cassander, ruler of Macedonia; Lysimachus, ruler of Thrace; and Seleucus I Nicator, ruler of Babylonia and Persia.
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 Alexander A History of the Origin and Growth of the Art of War from the Earliest Timesto the Battle of Ipsus 301 BC :: ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
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Hannibal A History of the Art of War Among the Carthagonians and Romans Down to the Battle of Pydna 168 BC Theodore Ayrault Dodge "Hannibal A History of the Art of War Among the Carthagonians and Romans Down to the Battle of Pydna 168 BC".
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 battle of ipsus definition from the Dictionary of Words Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
battle of ipsus definition from the Dictionary of Words
battle of ipsus n : a battle between the successors of alexander the great 301 bc; lysimachus and seleucus defeated antigonus and demetrius syn: ipsus see also: ipsus
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 From the End of the Peloponnesian War to the Battle of Ipsus - Cambridge University Press
From the End of the Peloponnesian War to the Battle of Ipsus - Cambridge University Press
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From the End of the Peloponnesian War to the Battle of Ipsus
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