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Question 1: ________ and other cities joined together, ultimately besieging Antipater in the fortress of Lamia.

Question 2: In Asia, Seleucus's son, Antiochus I, also managed to defeat the Celtic invaders, who settled down in central ________ in the part of eastern Phrygia that would henceforward be known as Galatia after them.
TurkeyAnatoliaTurkish peopleIstanbul

Question 3: The death of Lysimachus had left the ________ border of the Macedonian kingdom open to barbarian invasions, and soon tribes of Gauls were rampaging through Macedon and Greece, and invading Asia Minor.

Question 4: This division was to last for a century, before the Antigonid Kingdom finally fell to Rome, and the Seleucids were harried from Persia by the Parthians and forced by the Romans to relinquish control in ________.
TurkeyAnatoliaTurkish peopleIstanbul

Question 5: The Diadochi (plural of Latin Diadochus, from Greek: Διάδοχοι, Diadokhoi, "successors") were the rival successors of ________, and their Wars of the Diadochi followed Alexander's death.
Alexander the GreatPtolemaic KingdomMacedonia (ancient kingdom)Seleucid Empire

Question 6: A rump Seleucid kingdom limped on in Syria until finally put to rest by ________ in 64 BC.
Lucius Cornelius SullaPompeyJulius CaesarAlexander the Great

Question 7: This was the beginning of the ________ of Greek history, the time when many people who were not Greek themselves adopted Greek philosophy and styles, Greek urban life, and aspects of the Greek religion.
DiadochiSeleucid EmpireHellenistic periodAlexander the Great

Question 8: In the face of these catastrophes, Cassander sued for peace, but Antigonus rejected the claims, and Demetrius invaded ________, where he and Cassander faced off against each other in inconclusive engagements.

Question 9: Crown Prince Constantine, the later King ________ – enjoyed the specific geographic style of Duke of Sparta.
George I of GreeceConstantine I of GreeceAlexander of Greece (king)George II of Greece

Question 10: Now, with Cassander and Ptolemy both weakened, and Seleucus still occupied in the East, Antigonus and Demetrius turned their attention to ________, which was besieged by Demetrius's forces in 305 BC (see siege of Rhodes).

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