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Cleonaeus

Cleonaeus was a Rhodian admiral. He was second-in-command to Theophiliscus at the Battle of Chios, and he became commander after Theophilscius died from his wounds. As he was sailing back to Rhodes, he was defeated by Philip V of Macedon at the B ...

Cleandridas

Cleandridas or Cleandrides was a Spartan general of the 5th century BCE, who advised the young Agiad king Pleistoanax during the early part of the latters reign. According to Plutarch, both Cleandrides and Pleistoanax were banished from Sparta, f ...

Aristarchus of Sparta

Aristarchus was a man of ancient Sparta who in 400 BCE was sent out to succeed Cleander of Sparta as harmost of Byzantium. The Greeks who accompanied Cyrus the Younger in his expedition against his brother Artaxerxes II of Persia, recently return ...

Cleander of Sparta

Cleander of Sparta was harmost of Byzantium in 400 BC, and promised Cheirisophus to meet the Ten Thousand at Calpe with ships to convey them to Europe. However, when they reached Calpe, Cleander had not come. Nor had he sent any ships. Later, whe ...

Thearides

Thearides was a Syracusan, son of Hermocrates and brother of the Syracusan tyrant Dionysius I of Syracuse. It was first mentioned in 390 BC, when he was appointed Dionysius the heir of his brother Leptines of Syracuse in the command of the fleet. ...

Thrasybulus of Syracuse

Thrasybulus was a tyrant who ruled Syracuse for eleven months during 466 and 465 BC. He was a member of the Deinomenid family and the brother of the previous tyrant Hiero, who seized power in Syracuse by convincing Gelons son to give up his claim ...

Theban kings in Greek mythology

The dynastic history of Thebes in Greek mythology is crowded with a bewildering number of kings between the citys new foundation and the Trojan War. This suggests several competing traditions, which mythographers were forced to reconcile.

Eteocles

In Greek mythology, Eteocles was a king of Thebes, the son of Oedipus and either Jocasta or Euryganeia. The name is from earlier *Etewoklewes, meaning "truly glorious". Tawagalawas is thought to be the Hittite rendition of the name. Oedipus kille ...

Labdacus

In Greek mythology, Labdacus was the only son of Polydorus and a king of Thebes. Labdacus was a grandson of Thebes founder, Cadmus. His mother was Nycteïs, daughter of Nycteus. Polydorus died while Labdacus was a young child, leaving Nycteus as h ...

Lycus of Thebes

In Greek Mythology, Lycus or Lykos was a ruler of the ancient city of Ancient Thebes. His rule was preceded by the regency of Nycteus and in turn, Lycus was succeeded by the twins Amphion and Zethus.

Nycteus

In Greek mythology, Nycteus was a king of Thebes. His rule began after the death of Polydorus, and ended when he was succeeded by his brother Lycus.

Polydorus of Thebes

Polydorus was the eldest son of Cadmus and Harmonia but younger than Semele, his other sisters were Autonoe, Ino and Agave. He was the father of Labdacus by Nycteïs, the daughter of Nycteus. Last but not least harmony added a little son to the br ...

Polynices

In Greek mythology, Polynices was the son of Oedipus and either Jocasta or Euryganeia and the younger brother of Eteocles. When his father, Oedipus, was discovered to have killed his father and married his mother, he was expelled from Thebes, lea ...

Xanthos (King of Thebes)

Xanthus was the king of Thebes, the 16th and final monarch that ruled the city. He was possibly king only temporarily, being shown at times as the king of the Boeotians, the King of the Thebians. He was killed by Melanthus of Attica.

Gassulawiya

Gassulawiya is known to have had several children including a daughter named Massanauzzi referred to as Matanaza in correspondence with Ramesses II married to Masturi, a ruler of a vassal state and three sons named Muwatalli, Hattusili III and Ha ...

Ḫarapsili

Ḫarapsili was probably a daughter of princess Ḫastayara and a man called Maratti. Her grandfather was king Hattusili I and her brother was king Mursili I c. 1556 – 1526 BC. She married Butler name Hantili I. he conspired with Zidanta I and Mursil ...

Celegeri

Celegeri were a Celtic tribe, together with the Dindari a branch of the Scordisci that migrated to Illyria after the Gallic invasion of the Balkans in 279 BC. They inhabited Moesia Superior, and are registered by Pliny as living between the Darda ...

Dindari

Dindari or Dindarii, was a tribe that was a branch of the Scordisci. They dwelled by the Drina valley, of present-day Bosnia and Serbia. After the Roman conquest of the Scordisci, in Civitas of Dindari formed Dindariorum listed by Pliny the Elder ...

Tricornenses

The Tricornenses of Tricornum were a Romanized Thraco-Celtic artificially created community by the Romans that replaced the Celtic Celegeri. The inhabitants of Tricornum were Celtic and Thracian, attested by epigraphic sources. After 6 AD, the Tr ...

Etuta

Etuta was an Illyrian queen of the Ardiaean Kingdom, married to Gentius. Etuta was a Dardanian princess of the Dardanian State and daughter of Monunius II of Dardania.

Maubuisson Abbey

Maubuisson Abbey is a Cistercian nunnery at Saint-Ouen-lAumone, in the Val-dOise department of France. It was founded in A.D. 1236 by Blanche of Castile. who may have been buried there in 1252. The site is now within the north-western suburbs of ...

Dioscurides (nephew of Antigonus I)

Dioscurides or Dioskourides was a nephew of Antigonus I Monophthalmus and admiral during the Wars of the Diadochi. Very little is known about him. He may have been the brother of another nephew of Antigonus, Polemaios son of Polemaios. Dioscuride ...

Alcimachus (son of Alcimachus of Apollonia)

Alcimachus, also known as Alcimachus of Apollonia was an Ancient Macedonian nobleman and a relative of Lysimachus. Alcimachus was the son Alcimachus Apollonia unnamed Greek woman and had a brother named Philip. He was the namesake of his father, ...

Cebalinus

Cebalinus or Kebalinos was a Macedonian who lived at the time of Alexander the Great. He was the brother of Nicomachus, the eromenos of Dimnus, who instigated a plot against Alexander in 330 BC. When Dimnus revealed the plot to Nicomachus, Nicoma ...

Lyciscus of Macedon

Lyciscus was an officer of the Macedonian Cassander in the 4th century BCE. Lyciscus had been sent by Cassander as Regent of Epeirus and in General, when Epeirots passed a sentence of banishment against the king of Epirus Aeacides and joined with ...

Menyllus

Menyllus was a Macedonian, who was appointed by Antipater to command the garrison which he established at Munychia after the Lamian War, 322 BC. He is said by Plutarch to have been a just and good man, and to have sought as far as possible to pre ...

Nicanor (father of Balacrus)

Nicanor was the father of Balacrus, the Macedonian satrap of Cilicia. It is probably this Nicanor who is alluded to in an anecdote related by Plutarch of Philip II of Macedon, as a person of some distinction during the reign of that monarch.

Pleistarchus (son of Antipater)

Pleistarchus or Plistarch was son of Antipater and brother of Cassander, king of Macedonia. He is first mentioned in the year 313 BC, when he was left by his brother in the command of Chalcis, to make headway against Ptolemy, the general of Antig ...

Prepelaus

Prepelaus was a general in the service of Cassander, king of Macedonia. In 317 BC, Cassander sent Prepelaus and Eupolemus as joint commanders of an army to support Asander in Caria, in cooperation against Ptolemy, the nephew of Antigonus. In 315 ...

Monimus (general)

Monimus, son of Pythion, was a Macedonian officer who espoused the cause of Olympias in her final struggle with Cassander, and was one of the last who remained faithful to her, but finding himself unable to relieve her at Pydna, he withdrew to Pe ...

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