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Cassander

[kuh-san-der] /kəˈsæn dər/
noun
1.
c354-297 b.c, king of Macedonia 301-297 (son of Antipater).
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  • She sent messengers off to Cassander, urging him to come immediately and join her.

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

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  • This city was built by king Cassander, in the pass which connects the territory of Pallene with the rest of Macedonia.

  • Cassander proved to be too strong for Polysperchon in Greece.

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  • Cassander, Ptolemy, Lysimachus, and Seleucus all likewise called themselves kings.

  • Cassander, of course, watched for it, and seized it himself when it came.

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  • Seleucus fled to Ptolemy, and entered into a league with him , together with Lysimachus and Cassander.

  • Cassander then sent a band of two hundred soldiers to put her to death.

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  • Of course, the tidings of these proceedings were not long in reaching Cassander.

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  • I think also that Cassander's punishment was deferred that Thebes might be repeopled.

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