Antigone of Macedon

Antigone (Greek: Ἀντιγόνη) was a Macedonian noblewoman who lived in the 4th century BC.

She was born to Cassander by unnamed mother.[1] Antigone was the niece of the Regent Antipater.[2] Her father and paternal uncle were the sons of Iolaus and through her father Antigone was a distant collateral relative to the Argead dynasty.[3]

Antigone was originally from either Paliura or Eordaea. Little is known of her life. Antigone married a Macedonian nobleman of obscure origin called Magas who was from Eordaea.[4] Antigone and Magas lived in Eordaea and had a daughter called Berenice I of Egypt.[5]

The colony of Antigonia was named after her and her granddaughter of the same name.[citation needed]

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