(c.335- after 300): Macedonian
lady, wife of Lysimachus.
Born as daughter of Antipater,
the governor of Macedonia
during the reign of Alexander
June 323: Death of Alexander in Babylon
of civil war
becomes very powerful.
promises the hand of his daughter Nicaea to Perdiccas.
promises Perdiccas the hand of Cleopatra,
the sister of Alexander. Perdiccas, understanding that he can become a
member of the royal family, accepts.
is offended and joins forces with other generals.
Nicaea marries Lysimachus,
ruler of Thrace
Alternatively, Perdiccas married Nicaea, who remained with her husband
until his death, and married to Lysimachus later.
Lysimachus calls a city in Bithynia after his wife