Definition of Lysimachus
1. Noun. Macedonian general under Alexander the Great; with Seleucus he defeated Antigonus and Demetrius at the battle of Ipsus (circa 355-281 BC).
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Literary usage of Lysimachus
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1. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"Seleucus would perhaps have made use of him against Lysimachus, ... The Macedonians now recognised Pyrrhus as their king; but Lysimachus invaded his kingdom ..."
2. The History of Greece by Connop Thirlwall (1855)
"CHAP, War between Seleucus and among the subjects of Lysimachus, and that they were ripe for rebellion. He also received a message from ..."
3. The Works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt by Sir Walter Raleigh, Thomas Birch, William Oldys (1829)
"But Lysimachus gave unto his rebels no time to confirm themselves. He suddenly presented himself before two of the cities that had rebelled, and compelled ..."
4. The History of the World,: From the Reign of Alexander to that of Augustus by John Gillies (1809)
"Macedon wrested from him by Lysimachus. His expedition into Lesser Asia. ... Tragedy in the Family of Lysimachus. Which involves him in War with Seleucus. ..."
5. Ridpath's History of the World: Being an Account of the Principal Events in by John Clark Ridpath (1910)
"Arsinoe, the sister of Philadel- phus, was married to Lysimachus, and him she is said to have instigated to murder his In these acts the venerable monarch ..."
6. A History of Greece from the Earliest Times to the Present by Telemachus Thomas Timayenis (1880)
"Lysimachus had no fleet, and besides he feared lest ... at once accepted the overtures of Lysimachus; and, as a further guarantee of the affiance, ..."