Antipater


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

Antipater

(ăntĭp`ətər), d. 319 B.C., Macedonian general. He was one of the ablest and most trusted lieutenants of Philip IIPhilip II,
382–336 B.C., king of Macedon (359–336 B.C.), son of Amyntas II. While a hostage in Thebes (367–364), he gained much knowledge of Greece and its people.
..... Click the link for more information.
 and was a friend and supporter of Alexander the GreatAlexander the Great
or Alexander III,
356–323 B.C., king of Macedon, conqueror of much of Asia. Youth and Kingship

The son of Philip II of Macedon and Olympias, he had Aristotle as his tutor and was given a classical education.
..... Click the link for more information.
. When Alexander went on his Asian campaign, Antipater was left as regent (334–323 B.C.) in Macedon. He resisted the attempt of Olympias to gain the regency and governed ably except that his policy of supporting tyrants and oligarchs made him unpopular in Greece. After the death of Alexander he put down a rebellion of many of the Greek cities in the Lamian War and punished Athens. By imposing a more oligarchic form of government on Athens, he drove Demosthenes to commit suicide. Antipater was a leading opponent of the regent, Perdiccas, and after Perdiccas was defeated in 321 by Ptolemy I, Antigonus I, and Craterus, it was Antipater who held the kingdom together. After his death it fell violently apart in the wars of the DiadochiDiadochi
[Gr.,=successors], the Macedonian generals and administrators who succeeded Alexander the Great. Alexander's empire, the largest that the world had known to that time, was quickly built. At his death in 323 B.C. it disintegrated even more quickly.
..... Click the link for more information.
.

Antipater,

in the New Testament: see HerodHerod,
dynasty reigning in Palestine at the time of Jesus. As a dynasty the Herods depended largely on the power of Rome. They are usually blamed for the state of virtual anarchy in Palestine at the beginning of the Christian era.

Antipater (fl. c.65 B.C.
..... Click the link for more information.
.
References in periodicals archive ?
Enter at one Doore, Augustus triumphant with his Romans; at another Antipater: he kneeles and giues Augustus Letters; which lookt on, Augustus raises him, sets him in his Chayre, and Crownes him, sweares him on his Sword, and delivers him Letters: then, Enter Niraleus, he giues Antipater Letters; hee shewes them to Augustus; then, imbracing, they take leaue and depart seuerally.
Before Herod executed his son Herod Antipater, he allowed Antipater to become co-regent with him.
5) Antipatros (or Antipater in Latinised form) was a poet 'whose datable poems range between e.
Plutarch mentions Onesicritus as one of a host of authors who relate a meeting between Alexander and the queen of the Amazons, which Plutarch himself characteristically rejects in favour of a letter of Alexander to Antipater, in which Alexander tells of an offer by the Scythian king to marry his daughter but omits any mention of the Amazon (46.
A new procurator is named for the entire Palestine, namely Antipater who will begin to reconstruct Jerusalem (8).
Antipater of Sidon refers to Sappho as the mortal Muse celebrated among the immortal Muses and asks the Fates why they did not spin an everlasting life for this singer (Anth.
Bosworth (1971: 115-16), suggested that this pamphlet was written to serve Perdiccas's purposes after the break with Antipater in 321 BC; but Heckel (1988) argues that it was produced in Polyperchon's circle, probably by Holkias, and not before about mid-317, as part of a campaign to discredit Cassander and Antigonus.
comenzando a latinizarse (con Diogenes de Babilonia, Antipater de Tarsos, Panecio de Rodas y Posidonio de Apamea), y un estoicismo de la epoca imperial romana, durante los siglos I y II ya despues de Jesucristo, con Seneca, Musonio Rufo y Epicteto, incluyendo ademas al emperador Marco Aurelio (121-180 d.
According to Hosny, the underwater museum will be of equal value to the city's once Great Lighthouse, identified as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World by Antipater of Sidon.
These go back at least to the 2nd century BC when Antipater of Sidon, a Greek poet, compiled a list of seven great sights.
39] This question is debated by Antipater of Sidon and Diogenes of Babylon in the third book of Cicero's On Duties.
The originals wonders were selected by ancient Greek writer Antipater of Sidon but the modern version is the brainchild of Swiss-Canadian adventurer Bernard Weber.