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  • proper n. a battle between the successors of Alexander the Great (301 BC); Lysimachus and Seleucus defeated Antigonus and Demetrius.

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  • Those numbers are contained in an A.P. - Ipsus poll.

    CNN Transcript Feb 7, 2007

  • I think the most recent Ipsus (ph) AP Poll says 62 percent of Americans disapprove of the war policy, the president's policy in Iraq.

    CNN Transcript Nov 30, 2005

  • At the great battle of Ipsus, where so many kings were engaged, Pyrrhus, taking part with

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • But Demetrius, whose courage did not sink, resolutely sent him answer, that, though he were to lose ten thousand battles like that of Ipsus, he would pay no price for the good-will of such a son-in-law as Seleucus.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • Seleu'cus, Lysimachus, and Cassander to unite against him; and they fought with him the famous battle of Ipsus, in Phrygia, that ended in the death of Antigonus and the dissolution of his empire (301 B.C.).

    Mosaics of Grecian History

  • After the rearrangement of boundaries that followed the decisive battle of Ipsus (fought in Phrygia 301 B.C.), these principal states had the outlines shown by the accompanying map.

    General History for Colleges and High Schools

  • Indus and Jaxartes The battle of Ipsus brought Syria under his dominion; although he had to recognize the supremacy of Egypt over

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • Jerusalem, and carried away many Samaritans and Jews into Egypt A few years later (315 B.C.), it fell into the power of Syria; but after the battle of Ipsus in Phrygia (301 B.C.), it was annexed to Egypt and remained so practically a whole century (301-202 B.C.).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • What can be said of the kingdom of Thrace, set up by the Gauls who had ravaged Macedonia, or of the kingdoms of Pontus, of Bythnia, of Pergamum and of Syria, founded by adventurers after the battle of Ipsus in 301 B.C.?

    Élie Ducommun - Nobel Lecture

  • In the decisive battle of Ipsus in 301 B.C. the overshadowing power of Antigonus was broken and the control of southwestern Asia was divided between Seleucus and Ptolemy.

    The Makers and Teachers of Judaism

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