the One-Eyed and the Creation of the Hellenistic State.
Such an ideal for man's conduct was promulgated by Antigonos
of Socho in the second century B.
Alexander's heirs, a baby and a half-wit, were soon brushed aside, and one man emerged as the claimant to the whole empire: Antigonos the One-Eyed.
Antigonos had started with Phrygia in Asia Minor, and had then extended his power over the neighbouring satrapies.
and was strategically positioned not far from portraits of Ptolemy I, Antigonos the One-Eyed, and his son, Demetrios Poliorketes.
about two years after he struck his financial bargain with Kleomenes, Ptolemy was made an eponymous hero of Athens and received cult in exchange for his support against the looming threat of Antigonos Doson.
In 1913, having devoted some 500 pages to Antigonos
Gonatas, Tarn conceded that it was `very possible .
the One-Eyed and the Creation of the Hellenistic State (Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ.
remains debatable, this figure is most often identified as Demetrios II, son of Antigonos
Fraser 'sitting in spare hours on a gun-site early in the last war reading [Tarn's] Antigonos
Sin embargo, es un tanto sorprendente que Antigono sea el destacado entre los generales con nombres macedonios, pues apenas sirvio bajo el mando de Alejandro, ya que durante la mayor parte de la conquista de Asia cumplio funciones como Satrapa de Frigia (40) y apenas es mencionado por los historiadores de Alejandro.
Anteriormente hemos senalado que resultaba llamativo que se destacase entre los generales del macedonio el nombre de Antigono cuando este no fue un miembro del staff militar de Alejandro que lo acompano durante toda su expedicion.