Hellenistic Greece
During the Hellenistic period the importance of Greece proper within the Greek-speaking world declined sharply. The great centers of Hellenistic culture were Alexandria and Antioch, capitals of Ptolem...
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Leonidas of Rhodes
Leonidas of Rhodes (Ancient Greek: Λεωνίδας; born 188 BCE) was one of the most famous Olympic runners. He was acclaimed as the greatest sprinter of all time. Competing in the Olympic Games of 164 BCE,...
Meleager (king)
Meleager of Macedon (Greek: Μελέαγρος) was the brother of Ptolemy Ceraunus and son of Ptolemy I Soter and Eurydice. Meleager ruled in 279 BC for two months until he was compelled by his Macedonian tro...
Timaeus (historian)
Timaeus (Ancient Greek: Τιμαῖος; c. 345 BC – c. 250 BC), ancient Greek historian, was born at Tauromenium (modern Taormina) in Sicily. Driven out of Sicily by Agathocles, he migrated to...
Parian Chronicle
The Parian Chronicle or Parian Marble (Latin: Marmor Parium) is a Greek chronology, covering the years from 1582 BC to 299 BC, inscribed on a stele. Found on the island of Paros in two sections, a...
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Battle of Dyme
The Battle of Dyme or Dymae was a battle that was fought by the Achaean League under the command of their Strategos, Hyperbatas and a Spartan army under the command of King Cleomenes III and was part ...
Ptolemy Keraunos
Ptolemy Keraunos (Greek: Πτολεμαῖος Κεραυνός, died 279 BC) was the King of Macedon from 281 BC to 279 BC. His epithet Keraunos is Greek for "Thunder" or "Thunderbolt". He was the eldest son of Pt...
Dyskolos
Dyskolos (Greek: Δύσκολος, translated as The Grouch, The Misanthrope, The Curmudgeon, The Bad-tempered Man or Old Cantankerous) is an Ancient Greek comedy by Menander, the only one of his plays, ...
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Lysimachus (son of Lysimachus)
Lysimachus also known as Lysimachus Junior (Greek: Λυσίμαχος, 297/296 BC-279 BC) was a Greek Prince from Asia Minor who was of Macedonian and Thessalian descent.
Lysimachus was the second son...
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Diaeus
For the genus, see Diaeus (genus)Diaeus of Megalopolis (Διαῖος) (died 146 BC) was the last general of the Achaean League in Ancient Greece before the League was disbanded by the Romans. He served as t...
Perikeiromene
Perikeiromene (Greek: Περικειρομένη, translated as The Girl with her Hair Cut Short, is a comedy by Menander (342/41 – 292/91 BC) that is only partially preserved on papyrus. Of an estimated total...
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Gorgopas (2nd century BC)
Gorgopas was one of the joint Spartan garrison commanders at Gythium. During the Roman-Spartan War, the Romans and their allies started besieging Gythium. After a few days of fighting, Gorgopas' joint...
Diogenes of Tarsus
Diogenes of Tarsus (Greek: Διογένης; fl. 2nd century BC) was an Epicurean philosopher, who is described by Strabo as a person clever in composing improvised tragedies. He was the author of several wor...
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Ptolemy I Epigone
Ptolemy Epigonos (Greek: Πτολεμαίος Α' ο Επίγονος Ptolemaios I Epigonos, Epigonos i.e. the heir, 299/298 BC-February 240 BC) was a Greek Prince from Asia Minor who was of Macedonian and Thessalia...
War against Lyctus
War against Lyctus or Lyttus was an internal Cretan war, fought between most Cretan city-states (Knossos, Gortys, Kydonia etc.) against Lyctus. The city was destroyed in 220 BC.
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Pyrrhus of Epirus
Pyrrhus (/ˈpɪrəs/; Greek: Πύρρος, Pyrrhos; 319/318–272 BC) was a Greek general and statesman of the Hellenistic period. He was king of the Greek tribe of Molossians, of the royal Aeacid house (from c....
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Alexander (son of Lysimachus)
Alexander (Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος, flourished 3rd century BC) was a son of the diadochus, the Greek nobleman who was a Macedonian Thessalian Lysimachus by an Odrysian concubine called Macris.Following...
Alexander (Aetolian general)
Alexander (Ancient Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος) of Aetolia, in conjunction with Dorymachus, put himself in possession of the town of Aegeira in Achaea during the Social war, in 220 BC. But the conduct of ...
Agis IV
Agis IV (Greek: Ἄγις; c. 265 BC – 241 BC), the elder son of Eudamidas II, was the 24th king of the Eurypontid dynasty of Sparta. Posterity has reckoned him an idealistic but impractical monarch.
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Alexander of Corinth
Alexander (died 247 BC) was a Macedonian governor and tyrant of Corinth. He was the son of Craterus who had faithfully governed Corinth and Chalcis for his half-brother Antigonus II Gonatas. His grand...
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Euphorion of Chalcis
Euphorion (Greek: Εὐφορίων) was a Greek poet and grammarian, born at Chalcis in Euboea about 275 BC.Euphorion spent much of his life in Athens, where he amassed great wealth. After studying philos...