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Antipater

[an-tip-uh-ter] /ænˈtɪp ə tər/
noun
1.
398?–319 b.c, Macedonian statesman and general: regent of Macedonia 334–323.
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  • Alexander, too, felt the highest respect and veneration for Antipater's character.

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  • Two proposals were made to him—one by Olympias, and one by Antipater.

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  • As soon as Antipater learned this, he resolved at once upon open war.

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  • Antipater had a son named Cassander, who was a general in his army.

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  • There was another son of Antipater, however, named Nicanor, who was then in Macedon.

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  • Aristotle made a will, of which Antipater was appointed the executor.

  • There, in spite of the holiness of the place, Antipater's guards came to get him.

    The Story of the Greeks

    H. A. Guerber
  • And when Antipater had said this to them, he himself settled the affairs of this country.

    The Antiquities of the Jews Flavius Josephus
  • And this was the punishment that was inflicted on Malichus for what he wickedly did to Antipater.

    The Antiquities of the Jews Flavius Josephus
  • Malichus, who envied him his position, had Antipater poisoned.

British Dictionary definitions for Antipater

Antipater

/ænˈtɪpətə/
noun
1.
?398–319 bc, Macedonian general under Alexander the Great: regent of Macedon (334–323)
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