Wednesday, March 02, 2005

Antigonus I Monophthalmus

Also called ´┐ŻAntigonus I Cyclops ´┐Ż Macedonian general under Alexander the Great who founded the Macedonian dynasty of the Antigonids (306 - 168 BC), becoming king in 306. An exceptional strategist and combat leader, he was also an astute ruler who cultivated the friendship of Athens and other Greek city-states.

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