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 (ăn-tĭp′ə-tər) 398?-319 bc.
Macedonian general and regent (334-323) who governed the empire during Alexander the Great's military campaigns. He served again as regent in 321 to 319.


(Biography) ?398–319 bc, Macedonian general under Alexander the Great: regent of Macedon (334–323)


(ænˈtɪp ə tər)

398?–319 B.C., Macedonian statesman and general: regent of Macedonia 334–323.
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What raised Antipater the Edomite, And his son Herod placed on Juda's throne, Thy throne, but gold, that got him puissant friends?
306, 353; Gervase Markham and William Sampson, Herod and Antipater (London, 1622: STC: 17401), L4r (glossed as 'Whence came that deadly groane'); Sir William Davenant, The Cruel Brother (1627), in The Dramatic Works of William Davenant, James Maidment and W.
Of course, the main reason you should experience the pyramids atop your very own "ship of the desert" is because it is the way man has done so since the enigmatic monuments were first built - gently swaying atop a dromedary as the Sphinx comes into view is exactly how Antipater of Sidon and Philo of Byzantium would have first set eyes upon this magical Pharaonic graveyard, before instantly putting it on their list of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Five days before Herod's death, Herod had another one of his sons, Antipater, killed.
In Herod and Antipater, two figures (in bold) dominate the action:
Her contribution is valuable not just for demonstrating how Martial alludes to poets such as Callimachus, Lucillius, Antipater, Parmenion and Xenophanes, but especially for showing how he does so creatively both as a way of defining his own role in the epigrammatic tradition and as a way of commenting upon contemporary Rome.
21 de Stromata busca inventariar as mais diversas "opinioes dos filosofos sobre Deus" (titulo tardiamente atribuido a secao), desde Epicuro, passando pelos cirenaicos--ambos desprezados por suas doutrinas hedonistas, postas aqui em pe de igualdade--pelos peripateticos--desprezados pela sua etica eudaimonica, que excluiria os pobres, doentes e escravos, uma vez que nao podem ser felizes nas adversidades--e finalizando com estoicos como Zenao de Citio, Cleanto de Assos, Antipater, Panecio, Posidonio e Herilo de Cartago.
It also tells how twelve Magi including the "three wise men" Melchior the Iranian Shah, Gudapharasa King of India and Balthazar King of Arabia evaded the brutal forces of Hordos Antipater to witness Jesus's birth.
He calls both Herod the Great and Herod Antipas Jews, but the mother of the former was a Nabataean, and the mother of the latter a Samaritan; and their Idumean blood from grandfather Herod Antipater made Jews deeply suspicious of them.
86 What Otto deals with as an almost incidental event under the heading of the world peace introduced by the Romans, in the 42nd year of Augustus's reign, the 752nd from the foundation of the city, in the 193rd Olympiad, and 5,500 years since Adam was born (where Otto began his Chronica), and when an alien was ruling in Judaea, one Herod, son of Antipater, Orderic made the foundation stone of his Historia Ecclesiastica.
Therefore, during that month, the following had to occur: (a) Herod became sick and died of a horrible wasting disease, but not before (b) being taken to warm baths and treated; (c) executing his son Herod Antipater after also having made him co-regent (causing a bemused Caesar Augustus to observe that it was better to be Herod's pig than his son, since Jews do not kill or eat pigs); (d) dying and being buried after a magnificent funeral which needed days to prepare; (e) this was followed by a seven-day mourning period and (f) followed by yet another mourning period for those whom Herod had executed before the eclipse.
Perdiccas, Craterus, Antipater, Antigonus, Leonnatus, Seleucus, Ptolemy, and their colleagues were all graduates of a remarkable school of military and political experience, and -- as Meleager quickly learned -- a wrongly played hand meant death.