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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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  • Plutarch says that Alexander wrote to Antipater that he had been wounded in the thigh with a dagger, but did not say by whom.

    The Anabasis of Alexander Arrian of Nicomedia
  • Two proposals were made to him—one by Olympias, and one by Antipater.

    Pyrrhus Jacob Abbott
  • One of them, Antipater, was the local governor of this Idumean province.

    A Thousand Years of Jewish History Maurice H. (Maurice Henry) Harris
  • As soon as Antipater learned this, he resolved at once upon open war.

    Pyrrhus Jacob Abbott
  • The king also bound Antipater, and sent away to inform Caesar of his misfortunes.

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

    Pyrrhus Jacob Abbott
  • Antipater continued to be Pompey's faithful ally, until the Roman general met with a miserable end in Egypt.

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

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  • When a prisoner to the soldiers of Antipater, he asked to enter a temple.

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

    The Story of the Greeks H. A. Guerber
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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