Antigonus I Monophthalmus (One-Eyed)
Author(s) : Panagopoulou Katerina (17/4/2002)Translation : Kalogeropoulou Georgia , Karioris Panagiotis
For citation: Panagopoulou Katerina, "Antigonus I Monophthalmus (One-Eyed)",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=7285>
Antigonus Monophthalmus (382-301 BC) was a general of Alexander the Great, the most important of the successors and founder of the Antigonid dynasty. He was the governor of Phrygia and possibly Lydia in Asia Minor. He was appointed ruler of Asia Minor for a short period of time (311 BC) and he was the first of the Diadochoi to assume the royal title along with his son Demetrius I (306 BC). He was killed in the Battle of Ipsus in 301 BC.
General of Alexander the Great, King
Date and Place of Death
301 BC, Ipsus
Date and Place of Birth
382 BC, Macedonia
1. Family-Education-Early Years
2. In Alexander’s time
3. Coming to power and ruling Asia
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