Diadochi DetailsThe Diadochi were important rival successors of Alexander the Great, his Macedonian friends and generals. They include:
- Antigonus (Monophthalmos 'One-eyed', had been governor of Phrygia),
- Antipater (had been left in Europe as Alexander's viceroy),
- Lysimachus (was Alexander's bodyguard and commander),
- Ptolemy (later, Soter 'Savior'), and
- Seleucus (Nicator 'Conqueror', friend of Alexander).
Main Source: Guy Thompson Griffith, Simon Hornblower "Diadochi" The Oxford Classical Dictionary. Simon Hornblower and Anthony Spawforth. Â© Oxford University Press 1949, 1970, 1996, 2005.