Demetrius Poliorcetes


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Noun1.Demetrius Poliorcetes - son of Antigonus Cyclops and king of MacedoniaDemetrius Poliorcetes - son of Antigonus Cyclops and king of Macedonia; he and his father were defeated at the battle of Ipsus (337-283 BC)
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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.
There is, however, SEG 12 314, a Greek inscription from Beroia dated to the 27th year of "king Demetrius." At first sight neither Demetrius Poliorcetes nor Demetrius II qualifies as king for this date formula, since neither of them ruled 27 years.
Elephants and Castles is built around notes bequeathed to him by the American historian Lee Byrne, who had been studying the book's main character, Demetrius Poliorcetes, for many years with the intention of writing a novel, but had died before he was ready to begin.