- an ancient village in central Asia Minor, in Phrygia: the scene of a battle (301 b.c.) between the successors of Alexander the Great.
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The battle of Ipsus decided the fate of Alexander's kingdom.
Seleucus joined him in 301, and at the battle of Ipsus Antigonus was slain.
A decisive battle was fought at Ipsus, in which Antigonus fell, in the eighty-first year of his age.
As for Demetrius, although he had lost a kingdom at the battle of Ipsus, he soon managed to conquer another.
This happened at the great battle of Ipsus in Phrygia, where they all met, with more than eighty thousand men in each army.
- 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