Antigonos I Monophthalmos

Meeus, Alexander

Document Type: Encyclopedic article
Year of publication: 2013
Book title: The encyclopedia of ancient history
Volume: 2: An - Be
Page range: 459-461
Publisher: Bagnall, Roger S.
Place of publication: Chichester [u.a.]
Publishing house: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 978-1-4051-7935-5 , 978-1-4443-3838-6
Publication language: English
Institution: School of Humanities > Alte Geschichte, Archäologie (Mann 2011-)
Subject: 930 History of the ancient world to ca. 499, archaeology
Abstract: Antigonos Monophthalmos (ca. 382–301 BCE),a Macedonian nobleman, served the Macedonian kings Philip II and Alexander III, the great as general, and later became one of the main contenders in the Wars of the Successors (see Successors, Wars of) The nickname Monophthalmos (“the One‐Eyed”) was given him after he lost an eye in battle at an unknown time. Antigonos likely married Stratonike, his only known wife, rather late in life, as their oldest son, Demetrios, was not born until 336, their second son Philippos being born not much later (Plut. Demetr. 2.1–2).

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