Antigonus


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Noun1.Antigonus - a general of Alexander the Great and king of Macedonia; lost one eye; killed in a battle at Ipsus (382-301 BC)
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Therefore one of these Thou must make sure thy own: the Parthian first, By my advice, as nearer, and of late Found able by invasion to annoy Thy country, and captive lead away her kings, Antigonus and old Hyrcanus, bound, Maugre the Roman.
The English topics are translating Babylonian mathematical problem texts, translating Babylonian astronomical diaries and procedure texts, challenges of interpreting Egyptian astronomical texts, a case-study in Roman mathematics: the description of the analemma in Vitrius' <De architectura/> book IX, and translating Greek astronomy texts: the horoscope of Hadrian by Antigonus of Nicaea.
pursued by a bear: Antigonus in The Winter's Tale You never actually see Antigonus' supposedly grisly (excuse the pun) death in what is perhaps Shakespeare's most famous stage direction.
4) Such a reading does help explain seemingly out-of-character comments like that made by the kind-hearted Antigonus in The Winter's Tale about his three pre-pubescent girls, ages 11,9, and 5.
1975: Studies in the Reigns of Demetrius II and Antigonus Doson, vol.
Leontes then orders Paulina's husband, Antigonus (Robert Fetterman), to abandon the baby, which he does, in a basket along the coast of Europa, leaving her with a bundle of gold and trinkets, hoping that whoever finds her will think she's of noble birth.
Auch "In seinem Verhalten gegen Rom beobachtete Perseus wie sein Vater zunachst eine ablehnende Haltung und unterdruckte in Makedonien zuerst die romisch gesinnte Partei, dahin gehort die Beseitigung des Antigonus, der eben von, den Bastarnern zuruckkehrte.
Of course, Paulina is neither tormenting herself nor considering an insubstantial issue--Leontes is directly or indirectly responsible for the deaths of Antigonus and Mamillius and believes that he is the cause of the deaths of Hermione and Perdita because of his tyrannous jealousy and impiety toward the gods.
11) Lawlor and Suzuki note Plutarch's depiction of the Macedonian King Antigonus III as a consumptive warrior who "would not give way to his disorder, hoping to expire gloriously in victory" on the battlefield (464).
Antigonus, Duris of Samos, invented tradition and Alexander's expedition to Siwah, barbequed Brahmins, the gaps of evidence, the battle of Gabene, mythical fighters, Agora XVI 107 and the royal title of Demetrius Poliorcetes, development of the early Hellenistic Philos, Iranians in the early Diadochi period, resistance to the Diadochi in Asia Minor, the female element (including Iranian wives), the offering of arms to Athena Lindia, propaganda strategies, the Alexandrian foundation myth, and elephants in kingship.
Hermione gives birth to a daughter who is stolen and thrown away at the coast of Bohemia by Antigonus, at the king's orders.
25) Antigonus is a character in which Shakespeare play?