Lysimachus


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Lysimachus

(laɪˈsɪməkəs)
n
(Biography) ?360–281 bc, Macedonian general under Alexander the Great; king of Thrace (323–281); killed in battle by Seleucus I

Ly•sim•a•chus

(laɪˈsɪm ə kəs)

n.
361?–281 B.C., Macedonian general: king of Thrace 306–281.
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Noun1.Lysimachus - Macedonian general under Alexander the GreatLysimachus - Macedonian general under Alexander the Great; with Seleucus he defeated Antigonus and Demetrius at the battle of Ipsus (circa 355-281 BC)
References in classic literature ?
Lysimachus, however, says that the author of the "Sack" writes as follows:
SOCRATES: And did not he train his son Lysimachus better than any other Athenian in all that could be done for him by the help of masters?
It was then captured by Lysimachus, a successor of Alexander the Great, in 301 B.
Contract notice: Procurement of general equipment creche lysimachus
Melesias (son of the conservative leader Thucydides) and Lysimachus (son of the great Aristides) are ashamed of their own inferiority to their fathers, whom they blamed "for letting us be spoiled in the days of our youth, while they were occupied with the concerns of others.
Lysimachus likewise uses the phrase upon meeting Marina just outside the brothel in Mytilene, in Pericles: "Why, the house you dwell in I Proclaimeth you a creature of sale" (19.
Marina in Pericles experiences the same end as Isabella; the eloquence with which she "spoke so well" in the brothel that she was able to escape is suddenly dissolved into speechlessness as Pericles gives her to Lysimachus to marry (19.
Socrates condemns every ruler in Athenian history, except one: Aristides, son of Lysimachus.
12) When Pericles regains Marina he immediately betrothes her to Lysimachus.
She was first married at age 15 to Lysimachus, king of Thrace, who was one of Alexander the Great's generals.
Marina's words become a sacred language that disciplines the will of Lysimachus and, implicitly, of her father.
1, this passage from the play was quoted endlessly by the people of Abdera after a particularly brilliant enactment of it by the famous tragic actor, Archelaus, just after the accession of Lysimachus in 322 BC.