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Antigonea
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(Ἀντιγόνεια; Antigóneia).

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[1] City in Syria

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Diadochi and Epigoni

In Syria (Str. 16,750; Diod. Sic. 20,47) at the Orontes. Founded by Antigonus in the year 307 BC.

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[2] City on the west coast of the Chalcidice

On the west coast of the Chalcidice (at Hagios Pavlos?), probably founded by Antigonus [2] as a counterpoise to Cassandria (Potidaea)…

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Sontheimer, Walther (Stuttgart), Zahrnt, Michael (Kiel), Strauch, Daniel (Berlin) and Wirbelauer, Eckhard (Freiburg), “Antigonea”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 03 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e123980>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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