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Headword: Ἀντίπατρος
Adler number: alpha,2704
Translated headword: Antipatros, Antipater
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
This man, when he succeeded to the rule of the Macedonians,[1] was besieged at Lamia in Thessaly[2] by [the] Greeks; but, when the Aitolians withdrew and then the others, he was saved. Having won the victory he demanded the ten orators, whom the Athenians handed over: Demosthenes, Hyperides, Lykourgos, Polyeuktos, Ephialtes, Thrasyboulos, Chares, Charidemos, Diotimos, Patrokles, Kassandros.[3]
Greek Original:
Ἀντίπατρος: οὗτος ἐπεὶ διεδέξατο τὴν ἀρχὴν τῶν Μακεδόνων, ἐπολιορκήθη μὲν ἐν Λαμίᾳ τῆς Θεσσαλίας ὑφ' Ἑλλήνων: ἀναχωρησάντων δὲ τῶν Αἰτωλῶν, εἶτα τῶν ἄλλων, ἐσώθη. νικήσας δὲ ᾔτει τοὺς ι# ῥήτορας, οὓς ἐξέδοσαν Ἀθηναῖοι, Δημοσθένην, Ὑπερίδην, Λυκοῦργον, Πολύευκτον, Ἐφιάλτην, Θρασύβουλον, Χάρητα, Χαρίδημον, Διότιμον, Πατροκλέα, Κάσσανδρον.
Notes:
See already alpha 2703. For the present material cf. delta 456.
[1] Not the kingship but the regency, after Alexander the Great's death in 323 BC.
[2] See under lambda 84.
[3] A conflation of (eleven!) names from this and other periods. The orator Lykourgos (Lycurgus), for example, had already died in 325/4 BC; and Kassandros was Antipater's own son.
Reference:
Craig Cooper, "A note on Antipater's demand of (sic) Hypereides and Demosthenes", Ancient History Bulletin 7 (1993) 130-135.
Keywords: biography; history; military affairs; rhetoric
Translated by: D. Graham J. Shipley on 29 October 2000@05:46:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics; raised status) on 29 October 2000@09:43:23.
David Whitehead (added bibliography and keyword; cosmetics) on 15 August 2002@03:57:05.
David Whitehead (added note) on 15 August 2002@04:06:39.
David Whitehead (another x-ref; cosmetics) on 24 July 2015@11:20:29.

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