Definition of Diadochi in English:

Diadochi

Line breaks: Di|ado¦chi
Pronunciation: /dʌɪˈadəki
 
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  • The six Macedonian generals of Alexander the Great (Antigonus, Antipater, Cassander, Lysimachus, Ptolemy, and Seleucus), among whom his empire was eventually divided after his death in 323 bc.

Origin

from Greek diadokhoi 'successors'.

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