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By Richard A. Billows

ISBN-10: 0520208803

ISBN-13: 9780520208803

Known as by way of Plutarch ''the oldest and maximum of Alexander's successors,'' Antigonos the One-Eyed (382-301 BC) used to be the dominant determine in the course of the 1st half the Diadoch interval, ruling many of the Asian territory conquered by way of the Macedonians in the course of his ultimate 20 years. Billows presents the first distinct examine of this nice normal and administrator, constructing him as a key contributor to the Hellenistic monarchy and kingdom. After a winning profession below Philip and Alexander, Antigonos rose to strength over the Asian component of Alexander's conquests. Embittered by way of the continual hostility of those that managed the eu and Egyptian elements of the empire, he attempted to dispose of those rivals, an ambition which ended in his ultimate defeat in 301. In a corrective to the normal reasons of his goals, Billows indicates that Antigonos was once scarcely motivated via Alexander, trying to rule West Asia and the Aegean, instead of the entire of Alexander's Empire.

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