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Desire. , were sacred her. The animals sacred to her, I | [PTOLB- Son of Phoroneus and LaodicG, king of Argos, from whom Peloponnesus, and more especially Argos, was called APIA. (2) The sacred Bull of Memphis, worshiped as a god among the Egyptians. There were certain signs oy which he was recognized to be the god. At Memphis (-is). (1) which are often mentioned as drawing her chariot or serving as her messengers, are the sparrow, the dove, the swan, the swallow, and a bird called lynx. She is generally represented in works of art with her son Eros (Cupid).
ANTlPlTER (-tri). (l) The Macedonian, ANTIPATER. O. 334. On the death of Alexander (323), Antipater, in conjunction with Craterus, carried on war against the Greeks, who endeavored to recover their independence. This war, usually called the Lamian war, from Lamia, where Antipater was besieged in 323, was terminated by Antipater's victory over This was wll e confederates at Craunon in 322. followed by the submission of Athens and the death of D KMosTnEN EB. Antipater died in 310, after appointing Polysperchou regent, and his own son C ASS AN DEB to a subordinate position.
Ing jear. (1) died in 239. II. He was succeeded His surname Gouatus usually derived from Gouuos or Gouui is in Thessaly ; but some think that Gonatus is a Macedonian word, signifying an iron plate protecting the knee. , in 229, he was left guardian of his son Philip, but he married the widow of Demetrius, and became king of Macedonia himself. He supported Aratus and the Achaean League against Cleomeues, king of Sparta, whom he defeated at Sellasia in 221, and took Sparta. He died 220. ANTlCfRA, more anciently ANTICIR(1) A town in Phocis, on a bay of the Crissaean gulf.