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Who is Alcetas?

Alcetas, the brother of Perdiccas and son of Orontes from Orestis, is first mentioned as one of Alexander the Great's generals in his Indian expedition. On the death of Alexander, he espoused his brother's party, and, at his orders, murdered in 322 BC Cynane, the half-sister of Alexander the Great, when she wished to marry her daughter Eurydice to Philip Arrhidaeus, the nominal king of Macedon. At the time of Perdiccas' murder in Egypt in 321 BC, Alcetas was with Eumenes in Asia Minor engaged against Craterus; and the army of Perdiccas, which had revolted from him and joined Ptolemy, condemned Alcetas and all the partizans of his brother to death. The war against Alcetas, who had now left Eumenes and united his forces with those of Attalus, was entrusted to Antigonus. Alcetas and Attalus were defeated in Pisidia in 320, and Alcetas retreated to Termessus. He was surrendered by the elder inhabitants to Antigonus, and, to avoid falling into his hands alive, slew himself.

  • also known as 阿爾塞塔斯
  • died in 0319 B.C. (2335 years ago) of suicide

Phrases with Alcetas

Phrases ending with the word Alcetas:

  1. Asilus Alcetas
  2. Rapala Alcetas
  3. Entedon Alcetas
  4. Zosteria Alcetas
  5. Derostenus Alcetas
  6. Species Asilus Alcetas
  7. Species Rapala Alcetas
  8. Species Elkalyce Alcetas

Other phrases containing the word Alcetas:

  1. Rapala Alcetas Alcetina
  2. Rapala Alcetas Bandatara

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

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Scrabble value of A1L1C3E1T1A1S1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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