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Demetrius (son of Antigonus I)
Demetrius (king of Macedonia) • Demetrius Poliorcetes
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Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Demetrius
Demetrius (Gk. Dēmḗtrios)1. Demetrius Poliorcetes (338–283 b.c.e.), king of Macedonia and son of Antigonus I. He twice attempted to restore Alexander’s empire to a single ruler. In 307 he began to free Greece from Cassander’s control by seizing Athens. The next year he took Cyprus and seaports of