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Demetrius Poliorcetes

(c. 336—283 bc)


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(c.336–c.283bce),

Macedonian commander and self-proclaimed king. Demetrius, nicknamed Poliorcetes (Besieger of Cities), was the son of Antigonus Monophthalmus, with whom he had a legendarily warm relationship.

Demetrius, celebrated for his ...

Subjects: Classical Studies.


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