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Autipater, a Macedonian general and administrator, who served faithfully under Philip, and was left by Alexander in charge of home affairs during his absence in Asia, and resumed power after the death of the king. The Greeks, roused by Demosthenes to assert their independence, attacked and besieged him in Lamia, but he conquered them at Cranon, and subverted their democratic constitutions (B.C. 322). He died in 320.