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Putnam, George Palmer, 1814–72, American publisher
1814–72, American publisher, b. Brunswick, Maine; grandnephew of Israel Putnam. A member of the New York City bookselling firm of Wiley and Putnam, ...
Berenice, c.273–21 B.C., queen of ancient Cyrene and Egypt
c.273–21 B.C., queen of ancient Cyrene and Egypt. She was the daughter and successor of King Magas of Cyrene. In 247 B.C. she married Ptolemy III, t...
Hasdrubal d. 221 B.C., Carthaginian general
(h z´dr b l) (KEY) , d. 221 B.C., Carthaginian general. He fought under his father-in-law, Hamilcar Barca, in Africa and in Spain, where he succeeded...
Berenice, b. c.340 B.C., d. 281 or 271 B.C., consort and half sister of Ptolemy I, king of ancient Egypt
(b r n ´s ) (KEY) , b. c.340 B.C., d. 281 or 271 B.C., consort and half sister of Ptolemy I, king of ancient Egypt. A Macedonian, she was the widow o...
Hasdrubal d. 207 B.C., Carthaginian general
d. 207 B.C., Carthaginian general; son of Hamilcar Barca. During the Second Punic War (see Punic Wars), his brother Hannibal, on leaving for Italy, ma...
John of Austria, 1629–79, Spanish general and statesman
1629–79, Spanish general and statesman; illegitimate son of Philip IV. He helped put down Masaniello’s revolt (1647) in Naples, was viceroy of Sic...