Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia Minor FOUNDATION OF THE HELLENIC WORLD
Αναζήτηση με το γράμμα AΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα BΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα CΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα DΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα EΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα FΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα GΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα HΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα IΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα JΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα KΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα LΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα MΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα NΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα OΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα PΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα QΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα RΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα SΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα TΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα UΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα VΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα WΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα XΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα YΑναζήτηση με το γράμμα Z

















Ada (19/1/2006 v.1) Άδα (14/10/2005 v.1)

Ada was the daughter of Hecatomnus and the sister and wife of Idrieus. In 344/343 BC she succeeded her husband in the satrapy of Caria. A few years later, in 341/340 BC, she was overthrown by her brother, Pixodarus, and was exiled to Alinda. When Alexander the Great invaded Caria in 334 BC, Ada surrendered Alinda and adopted him, while Alexander restored her to the satrapy of Caria.



Agesilaos II

Agesilaos II (19/1/2006 v.1) Αγησίλαος Β' (14/10/2005 v.1)

King of Sparta. Campaigned in 396 BC against the Persians in Asia Minor to secure the independence of the Greek cities. In 394 BC he was recalled to face a coalition of the leading Greek cities. Following the Peace of Antalcidas (386 BC) he managed to preserve Spartan hegemony. The ceaseless clashes with Thebes and Athens gradually brought about its downfall. He served as a commander of a mercenary force in Egypt, where he died in 360/359 BC.



Alexander III, the Great

Alexander III, the Great - to be assigned Αλέξανδρος Γ΄ ο Μέγας - to be assigned



Alyattes - to be assigned Αλυάττης - to be assigned


Antigonus I Monophthalmus (One-Eyed)

Antigonus I Monophthalmus (One-Eyed) (20/1/2006 v.1) Αντίγονος Α΄ Μονόφθαλμος (14/10/2005 v.1)

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.



Antigonus II Gonatas

Antigonus II Gonatas (20/1/2006 v.1) Αντίγονος Β΄ Γονατάς - has not been published yet

Macedonian king (319-239 BC), architect of the restoration of the Macedonian state. He was virtually the first Antigonid to transfer the locus of political power from Asia Minor to Macedonia. Before ascending to the throne (277 BC) he had cooperated with notables of Asia Minor. He possibly made a campaign in Caria in 268 BC and he renewed the Aegean maritime policy of his ancestors, Antigonus I Monophthalmos and Demetrius I Poliorcetes.



Antigonus III Doson

Antigonus III Doson (20/1/2006 v.1) Αντίγονος Γ΄ Δώσων - has not been published yet

Macedonian ‘guardian’ of Philip V and ‘general’ following the death of the Macedonian king Demetrius II, he later received the royal title. The campaign he conducted in Caria (227-225 BC) is a continuation of the first Antigonid attempts and underlines Antigonid interest in Asia Minor.



Antiochus I of Commagene

Antiochus I of Commagene (24/1/2006 v.1) Αντίοχος Α΄ Κομμαγηνής (14/10/2005 v.1)

Antiochus I (1st cent. BC) was one of the most important kings of Commagene. During his reign his kingdom became considerably more powerful. He also introduced important religious reforms and erected an imposing mausoleum in Nemrut Dağ.



Antiochus I Soter

Antiochus I Soter - to be assigned Αντίοχος Α΄ Σωτήρ - to be assigned


Antiochus II

Antiochus II - to be assigned Αντίοχος Β΄ Θεός - to be assigned