Lysimachus' empire was the exception: not his son but ptolemy keraunos became king antiochus i although ptolemy ii and antiochus immediately started a war, its impact was limited: the king of egypt merely benefitted from the crisis in the seleucid empire after the death of its founder. After the mysterious death of the macedonian king alexander iii (“the great,” 336-323 bc), his ambitious plans for a global empire were shattered by battles for his throne between his many would-be successors, commonly called the diadochi.
Lysimachus and his brothers grew up with the status of macedonians all these brothers enjoyed with lysimachus prominent positions in alexander’s circle and, like him, were educated at the macedonian court in pella.
After alexander’s death in 323 bce, lysimachus benefitted from his loyalty to the king by being rewarded with the strategically important province of thrace, an area northeast of macedon along the black sea coast. What happened to alexander's empire after his death he drank himself to death in 285 in 281 seleucus and lysimachus (who were both at least 70 by this point) went at in one last successor war i really don't know enough to give an in-depth analysis of hellenization but i hope what i've written here gives you some general idea permalink.
Other articles where alexander lysimachus is discussed: philo judaeus: life and background: philo’s brother alexander lysimachus, who was a general tax administrator in charge of customs in alexandria, was the richest man in the city and indeed must have been one of the richest men in the hellenistic world, because josephus says that he gave a huge loan to. Genealogy profile for alexander lysimachus, alabarch of alexandria alexander the alabarch, full name tiberius julius alexander major (major, latin for the elder, 15 bc/10 bc – 69 ad) was an alexandrian jewish aristocrat who was one of the pro-roman leaders of the alexandrian jewish community and one of the brothers of the exegete and. Southern macedonia and thessaly were now part of lysimachus' empire, which stretched from thermopylae to the danube and from the ionian sea to the river halys in central turkey however, lysimachus' empire was built on sand, although in thrace, his rule was unchallenged. Responsible for death of roxana and alexanders unborn kid antipater grew close to death in 319 and said that cassander was not to take over cassander moved towards ptolemy and antigonus and lysimachus for support.
Ngc ancients: after alexander - lysimachus, the thraco-macedonian king posted on 2/12/2013 this month, ngc ancients looks at the life and coinage of lysimachus, one of the successors to alexander (iii) the great.
Lysimachus was one of alexander’s bodyguards during the conquest of asia, and, in the distribution of satrapies that followed alexander’s death (323), he was assigned to govern thrace occupied there for many years in wars against the local peoples, lysimachus took little part in the struggles among alexander’s other successors in greece and asia. Lysimachus was a macedonian officer and diadochus of alexander the great, who became a basileus in 306 bc, ruling thrace, asia minor and macedon. Start studying alexander midterms learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools grew up with ptolemy and lysimachus responsible for death of roxana and alexanders unborn kid the successors were the individuals who fought for control after alexanders death in 323 marks the beginning of the.