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Eumenes

(yo͞o`mĭnēz), c.361–316 B.C., secretary to Philip II of Macedon and to Alexander the Great. A Thracian Greek, he was capable, diplomatic, and eloquent and proved himself able as a general as well as a secretary. After Alexander's death he was given control of Cappadocia and Paphlagonia. 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.
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 he threw in his lot with PerdiccasPerdiccas
, d. 321 B.C., Macedonian general under Alexander the Great. After the death of Alexander (323) he ruled as regent from Babylon. He strove in vain to hold the empire together, but was opposed by others of the Diadochi.
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 and thus was opposed by AntipaterAntipater
, d. 319 B.C., Macedonian general. He was one of the ablest and most trusted lieutenants of Philip II and was a friend and supporter of Alexander the Great. When Alexander went on his Asian campaign, Antipater was left as regent (334–323 B.C.) in Macedon.
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, Antigonus IAntigonus I
(Antigonus the One-Eyed or Antigonus Cyclops) , 382?–301 B.C., general of Alexander the Great and ruler in Asia. He was made (333 B.C.) governor of Phrygia, and after the death of Alexander he was advanced by the friendship of Antipater, who with Ptolemy I and
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, Ptolemy IPtolemy I
(Ptolemy Soter) , d. 284 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, the first ruler of the Macedonian dynasty (or Lagid dynasty), son of a Macedonian named Lagus. He was one of the leading generals of Alexander the Great, and after Alexander's death (323 B.C.
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, and Craterus. However, the death of Perdiccas (321 B.C.) deprived Eumenes of all dependable support. He was defeated in 316 B.C. by Antigonus, deserted by his troops, and killed.
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Die Worte des Eumenes bewegten sich ganz in der bisherigen Richtung der romischen Politik und waren daher von grosser Wirkung.
Type Species: Ectopioglossa australensis Perkins, 1912 [= Eumenes australensis Meade-Waldo, 1910 = Ectopioglossa polita australensis (Meade Waldo)], by monotypy.
64] And Aristophanes[65] was arrested and imprisoned when it was learned that he planned to leave the Mouseion for the court of a rival king, Eumenes II.
By this account, every altar, brazier, and incense burner is a descendant of Ara, and at Pergamon, on the Aegean coast of what is now Turkey, the Attalid king Eumenes II recalled the purpose of the gods' altar in the monumental altar he built to commemorate military victories against Pergamon's barbarian adversaries.
As an example of different statements about museum origins, "[i]n 170 BC Eumenes II created what was effectively a museum.
25) The only possible royal army operating in this area at this time would have been that of Eumenes of Cardia (Diod.
Hannibal catapulted earthenware jars filled with venomous snakes during a decisive naval battle against King Eumenes of Pergamum between 190 and 184 BC.
La biblioteca de Pergamo fue fundada por Atalo I y comenzo a tener importancia con Eumenes II.
Como podemos estar seguros de que Patronio (o Eumenes, o Juan) acepto los terminos de este contrato?
Note that Babylon was besieged by Eumenes in 317/6: see John D.
40) Thus they offered funding to the Achaean League and, as the Ptolemies had done before them, they put up public buildings in Athens, the famous Stoas of Attalus and Eumenes.
About 170 BC he went to Rome as ambassador of Eumenes II, king of Pergamum; the lectures that he delivered there gave the first impulse to the study of grammar and criticism among the Romans.