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Ipsus

(ĭp`səs), small town, ancient Phrygia, Asia Minor. 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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, 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.

Ipsus

an ancient town in Asia Minor, in S Phrygia: site of a decisive battle (301 bc) in the Wars of the Diadochi in which Lysimachus and Seleucus defeated Antigonus and Demetrius
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