Definition of Demetrius

1. Noun. Son of Antigonus Cyclops and king of Macedonia; he and his father were defeated at the battle of Ipsus (337-283 BC).




Definition of Demetrius

1. Proper noun. (Ancient Greek male given name), of mostly historical use in English. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Demetrius

Delphinidae
Delphinium ajacis
Delphinus
Delphinus delphis
Dels
Delta
Deltasone
Deluge
Demarquay's symptom
Dematiaceae
Demavend
Demerara
Demeraras
Demerol
Demeter
Demetrius (current term)
Demetrius I
Demetrius Poliorcetes
Demi
Demir Hisar
Demir Kapija
Demiurge
Democrat
Democratic
Democratic-Republican Party
Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine
Democratic Party
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Democratic Republic of East Timor
Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe

Literary usage of Demetrius

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Plutarch's Lives by Plutarch, John Langhorne, William Langhorne (1859)
"Ai Demetrius and Antony both passed through a variety of fortune, ... These were hereditary to Demetrius; for Antigonus, tbe most powerful of Alexander's ..."

2. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin (1869)
"inina, where the mother of Demetrius, with his wife and children, ... Demetrius left all to fly to their assistance, but was FOOD informed that the place ..."

3. The Dictionary of Biographical Reference: Containing Over One Hundred by Lawrence Barnett Phillips (1889)
"Demetrius, of Byzantium, Greek hist.; Bc 280 D. Demetrius, of Magnesia, Greek historian and critic ; BC 55 DX Demetrius, of Odessa, author Demetrius, ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"Demetrius IL Nicator (145-138, 128-124) was practically maintained on the throne by the Cretan mercenaries, of evil fame, who had assisted to place him ..."

5. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"After his past successes, Demetrius passed some months in enjoyment and luxury at Athens. He was lodged in the Parthenon, being considered as the guest of ..."

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