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Antigonus I

[an-tig-uh-nuh s] /ænˈtɪg ə nəs/
noun
1.
(Cyclops) 382?–301 b.c, Macedonian general under Alexander the Great.

Antigonus II

noun
1.
(Gonatus) c319–239 b.c, king of Macedonia 283–239 (son of Demetrius I).
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  • antigonus drew up close by him, with a resolution to force him in his strength.

  • The three principal ones were Antiochus, antigonus, and Pyrrhus.

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  • The plea on which he justified this invasion was, that antigonus was his enemy.

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  • Besides the phalanx and the bodies of Gauls, there was a troop of elephants in antigonus's army.

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  • antigonus was, however, in fact, extremely shocked at the spectacle.

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  • His name and that of his father, antigonus, were woven into the sacred peplos.

  • Among the many princes Nearchus had a friend named antigonus.

  • antigonus retired, much degraded and sorely perplexed as to the cause.

  • antigonus went to war with you and conquered you in a pitched battle.

  • He dreamed that antigonus with all his army was running a race in the circus.

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Antigonus I

/ænˈtɪɡənəs/
noun
1.
known as Cyclops. 382–301 bc, Macedonian general under Alexander the Great; king of Macedon (306–301)
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