Ipsus


Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Ipsus: battle of Ipsus

Ipsus

(ˈɪpsəs)
n
(Placename) an ancient town in Asia Minor, in S Phrygia: site of a decisive battle (301 bc) in the Wars of the Diadochi in which Lysimachus and Seleucus defeated Antigonus and Demetrius
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ipsus - a battle between the successors of Alexander the Great (301 BC); Lysimachus and Seleucus defeated Antigonus and Demetrius
Anatolia, Asia Minor - a peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey
References in periodicals archive ?
Am I then trapped in a destructive solipsism (Latin: solus, alone; ipsus, myself), a "Leonard Swidler" bubble?
Beginning with a chapter on the arms and armies of the successors to Alexander to Great and the military culture in the years after Alexander's death, this work goes on to discuss major battles of the era, from the Lamian War (323-322 BC) to Ipsus (301 BC), focusing on issues of tactics and strategy.
The military is looking at expanding the number of IPSUs throughout the country because they recognize that having the resources close to home will increase the ability of people suffering to get help, says Col.