Definition of Demetrius I
1. Noun. Son of Antigonus Cyclops and king of Macedonia; he and his father were defeated at the battle of Ipsus (337-283 BC).
Lexicographical Neighbors of Demetrius I
Literary usage of Demetrius I
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Shakespeare's Midsummer-night's Dream by William Shakespeare (1870)
"DEMETRIUS. I say, I love thee more than he can do. LYSANDER. If thou say so, ... HELENA. Yes, 'sooth ; and so do you. LYSANDER. Demetrius, I will keep ..."
2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"Meanwhile Demetrius I. had escaped from Rome, seized the throne, and had both Eupator and Lysias beheaded. Demetrius I. Soter (162-150), son of Seleucus IV. ..."
3. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"... coins of their predecessors ; among these, as predecessors on the Bactrian throne, are Antiochus Nicator, Diodotus-Soter, Euthydemus Deus. Demetrius I ..."
4. Catalogue of Greek Coins by British Museum Dept. of Coins and Medals, Percy Gardner, Reginald Stuart Poole (1878)
"Demetrius I., Head of, 45 sqq., 111. Demetrius I. and Laodice, Heads of, ... Seleucus I., 6 ; Seleucus IV., 33 ; Antiochus IV. or V., 43 ; Demetrius I., 49. ..."