Diadochi


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Diadochi

(daɪˈædəkaɪ)
pl n
(Historical Terms) the six Macedonian generals who, after the death of Alexander the Great, fought for control of his empire in the Wars of the Diadochi (321–281 bc)
[Greek: successors]
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After Alexander; the time of the Diadochi (323-281 BC).
Paragraph and line numbers refer to Procli Diadochi, In Platonis Timaeum commentaria, ed.
The organization of chapters follows a logical procession, the first three being valuable overviews: "The Macedonian Background," by Michael Zahrnt; "Alexander's Conquest of Asia," by Waldemar Heckel; and "The Diadochi, or Successors to Alexander," by Patrick Wheatley.