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{adj: Macedonian} of or relating to Macedonia or its inhabitants
"Macedonian hills"



{n: Cynoscephalae, battle of Cynoscephalae} the battle that ended the second Macedonian War (197 BC); the Romans defeated Philip V who lost his control of Greece

{n: Cynoscephalae} the fields in Thessaly where in 197 BC the Romans defeated the Macedonians

{n: Lysimachus} Macedonian general under Alexander the Great; with Seleucus he defeated Antigonus and Demetrius at the battle of Ipsus (circa 355-281 BC)

{n: Macedonian War} one the four wars between Macedonia and Rome in the 3rd and 2nd centuries BC, which ended in the defeat of Macedonia and its annexation as a Roman province

{n: Macedonian} a native or inhabitant of Macedon

{n: Macedonian} the Slavic language of modern Macedonia

{n: Ptolemy I} the king of Egypt who founded the Macedonian dynasty in Egypt; a close friend and general of Alexander the Great who took charge of Egypt after Alexander died (circa 367-285 BC)

{n: Ptolemy, Ptolemaic dynasty} an ancient dynasty of Macedonian kings who ruled Egypt from 323 BC to 30 BC; founded by Ptolemy I and ended with Cleopatra

{n: Pydna, Battle of Pydna} a major victory by the Romans over the Macedonians in 168 BC; resulted in the downfall of the ancient Macedonian kingdom

{n: Seleucus, Seleucus I, Seleucus I Nicator} Macedonian general who accompanied Alexander the Great into Asia; founded a line of kings who reigned in Asia Minor until 65 BC (358-281 BC)


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