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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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Tal hipotese se baseia principalmente na atestacao de vitorias de Eumenes II e seus irmaos Atalo (II), Filetairos e Ateneu nas competicoes equestres da Grande Panateneia de 178/7 a.C.
Anson presents a biography of Eumenes (362-316 BC), a royal secretary to Alexander the Great who turned into a successful general after Alexander's death and became a major contender for power despite being a Greek from Cardia in a period dominated by native-born Macedonians.
Distribution: Nepal; China; Thailand; Cambodia; Vietnam (de Saussure et al., 1904, as Eumenes esuriens [misidentification]); Indonesia: Sumatra, Java, Moluccas, Papua; Papua New Guinea; Australia; Philippines; adventive in U.S.A.: Hawaii.
Wedi dod i'r tye, rhaid oedd estyn 'A Field Guide to Plants and Animals' a dyna lle'r oedd hanes y creadur bach prysur - 'Potter Wasp - a solitary insect (Eumenes coarctatus: L.)' Mae'r crochenydd bach yn adeiladu'r nyth bola tew a gwddf byr gyda chlai a phoer - crochan fach berffaith, wyneb i waered.
Eumenes fraternus and Sphex ichneumoneus were found in January, February and March.
An especially striking rendering is "The First Step"--an imagined dialogue between the poet Eumenes and his mentor Theocritus--for its stern yet tender defense of the artistic validity of poem-making that occurs in obscurity with no formal recognition from the literary establishment.
by Eumenes II, King of Pergamum (197 B.C.-159 B.C.), Hierapolis was given over to Rome in 133 B.C.
At Numa 22.7, it is used to describe a disease; at Marcellus 12.6, it describes the varied forces under Hannibal; at Eumenes 16.6, of Eumenes; it appears twice in the Alcihiades at 2.1 and 24.5, a Life that also has Odyssean echoes.
4 raflesi Westwood, 1841 Tanaoceroidea 5 Tanaoceridae hoebeli Bruner, 1906 Proscopioidea 6 Proscopiidae sanmartini Bentos-Pereira, 2000 7 riedei Bentos-Pereira, 2006 8 robusta Mello-Leitao, 1939 Eumastacoidea 9 Chorotypidae serratus Ingrisch & Willemse, 1988 10 erianthoides Bolivar, 1944 11 Episactidae eumenes Perez et al., 1997 12 ornatipennis Perez et al., 1997 13 microptera Perez et al., 1997 14 nitaina Perez et al., 1997 15 tristani Rehn & Rehn, 1934 16 Eumastacidae sp.