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Antigonus III Doson (263 BC-221 BC), was king of Macedonia from 229 BC-221 BC. He belonged to the Antigonid dynasty. Centuries: 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC Decades: 310s BC 300s BC 290s BC 280s BC 270s BC - 260s BC - 250s BC 240s BC 230s BC 220s BC 210s BC Years: 268 BC 267 BC 266 BC 265 BC 264 BC - 263 BC - 262 BC 261 BC... Centuries: 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC Decades: 270s BC 260s BC 250s BC 240s BC 230s BC - 220s BC - 210s BC 200s BC 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC Years: 226 BC 225 BC 224 BC 223 BC 222 BC - 221 BC - 220 BC 219 BC... Centuries: 4th century BC - 3rd century BC - 2nd century BC Decades: 270s BC 260s BC 250s BC 240s BC 230s BC - 220s BC - 210s BC 200s BC 190s BC 180s BC 170s BC Years: 226 BC 225 BC 224 BC 223 BC 222 BC - 221 BC - 220 BC 219 BC... The Antigonid dynasty was a dynasty of Macedonian kings descended from Alexander the Greats general Antigonus I Monophthalmus (the One-eyed). Antigonus himself ruled mostly over Asia Minor and northern Syria. ...


Antigonus was the nephew of Antigonus II Gonatas. On death of Demetrius II of Macedon (229 BC), Antigonus became guardian of Demetrius II's son, Philip. In 227 BC Antigonus married widow of Demetrius II, Phthia, deposing the young Philip, and became king. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Antigonus Gonatus. ... Demetrius II, son of Antigonus Gonatas, reigned as king of Macedonia from 239 to 229 BC. He belonged to the Antigonid dynasty. ... style=color: #FFFFFF;>Your Role in the Fantasy <input type=hidden name=un value=TheBlueParadox><input type=hidden name=meme value=1073256105></form> ...


Antigonus supported Aratus Of Sicyon and the Achaean League against Aetolian League and Cleomenes III, king of Sparta. Antigonus defeated Cleomenes III in Battle of Sellasia, 222 BC. Antigonus died during a battle against the Illyrians. He died when one of his veins burst as he was shouting support for his men. The Achaean League was a confederation of Greek city states in Achaea, a territory on the northern coast of the Peloponnese. ... The Aetolian League was a confederation in ancient Greece centering on the cities of Aetolia in central Greece. ... Cleomenes III was the son of Leonidas II. He became King of Sparta in 235 BC. He continued the reforms of Agis IV. Less squeamish than his predecessor, in 227 BC the opposition in Sparta were removed in a coup - four of the five ephors were killed and eighty opponents... Sparta (Greek Σπάρτη) was a city in ancient Greece, whose territory included, in Classical times, all Laconia and Messenia, and which was the most powerful state of the Peloponnesus. ... // Antigonus Doson and the Hellenic League with Cleomenes III The Battle of Sellasia was a war that took place in 222 BC between the armies of Antigonus III Doson, King of Macedonia and Cleomenes III, King of Sparta, the Spartan Forces were massacred and Cleomenes fled to Egypt. ... This article is about an ancient civilization in southeastern Europe; see also Illyria (software), Illyria (character in the TV series Angel). ...



Preceded by:
Demetrius II
Kings of Macedon
229–221 BC
Succeeded by:
Philip V

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Battle of Sellasia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (522 words)
The Battle of Sellasia was a battle that took place in 222 BC between the armies of Antigonus III Doson, King of Macedonia, and Cleomenes III, King of Sparta.
Antigonus Doson and the Hellenic League with Cleomenes III
It was there that also the Illyrian allies of Antigonus and their head, Demetrius of Pharos, had a commandment of all of his right wing.
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