Philip of Macedon

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Published by Heinemann in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Philip -- II, -- King of Macedonia, -- 382-336 B.C.,
  • Macedonia -- History -- To 168 B.C.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Miltiades B. Hatzopoulos, Louisa D. Loukopoulos.
ContributionsHatzopoulos, Miltiades B., Loukopoulos, Louisa D.
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LC ClassificationsDF233 P486
The Physical Object
Pagination254 p.,
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19150071M
ISBN 100435363409

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This book establishes Philip’s legitimate and deserved place in military history, which, until now, has been largely minimized in favor of his son by the classicist writers who have dominated the field of ancient biography.

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In Philip of Macedon N. Philip of Macedon book Hammond presents a narrative history of Hellenistic Macedonia from the state's rise out of obscurity under Philip to the accession of Alexander. Focusing on the.

Jan 28,  · Philip of Macedon. In autumn an unplundered royal tomb containing works of art of astounding richness and exquisite craftsmanship was discovered by Professor Manolis Andronicos at Vergina in Macedonia/5(6). While his book on Philip is a panegyric his book on Alexander is merely the angry rant of a man who is convinced the world is blind.

There are a lot of historians out there who don't like Alexander but I've never seen any who loathe him as strongly as fredjaillet.com by: Philip I of Macedon (Greek: Φίλιππος Α΄ ὁ Μακεδών; from φίλος "friend" and ἵππος "horse") was one of the early kings of Macedon, a kingdom of ancient Greece.

He was a member of the Argead dynasty and son of Argaeus I, becoming king upon his father's fredjaillet.com: Argaeus I. Philip V (Greek: φίλιππος; – BC) was king (Basileus) of the ancient Kingdom of Macedonia from to BC. Philip's reign was principally marked by an unsuccessful struggle with the emerging power of the Roman Republic.

He would lead Macedon against Rome in the First and Second Macedonian Wars, Father: Demetrius II Aetolicus.

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'A Bloodline of Kings' is a historical novel set in Macedonia between and b.c. The protagonist is Philippos (Philip of Macedon) who achieves security for Macedonia, which his father, King Amuntas, and his brothers failed to do.

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In this book, which was formed from The Hare Prize Essay for and first published inWalbank presents a detailed discussion of the reign of Philip V of Macedon. The text was intended to. The author also inquires into the king’s influences, motives, and aims, and in particular his turbulent, unraveling relationship with Alexander, which may have ended in murder.

Philip became in many ways the first modern regent of the ancient world, and this book places him where he properly belongs: firmly at the center stage of Greek history.4/5(1). Aug 13,  · Description. The topic of inquiry is a political, military, and economic history of ancient Macedon during the reign of Philip II () in the fourth century BC.

The first two chapters analyze the early history of Macedon and the development of the political, military, social, and economic institutions of the Macedonian kingdom. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. PHILIP II OF MACEDON AND ALEXANDER THE GREAT (– BC) THE RISE OF THE MACEDONIAN EMPIRE (Spanish Edition).

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Oct 14,  · Alexander the Great is probably the most famous ruler of antiquity, and his spectacular conquests are recounted often in books and films. But what of his father, Philip II, who united Macedonia, created the best army in the world at the time, and conquered and annexed Greece?/5.

Philip II of Macedon: A New Age Begins The topic of inquiry is a political, military, and economic history of ancient Macedon during the reign of Philip II (–) in the fourth century BC.

The first two chapters analyze the early history of Macedon and the development of the political, military, social, and economic institutions of the. In Philip of Macedon N.G.L. Hammond presents a narrative history of Hellenistic Macedonia from the state's rise out of obscurity under Philip to the accession of Alexander.

Focusing on the character and career of Philip, Hammond discusses developments in military technology and strategy, the social composition and geography of northern Greece, and the region's political developments.

Sep 23,  · Philip II ruled the Kingdom of Macedon from B.C. Though far less well-known than his son, Alexander the Great, King Phillip started the expansion of the Macedonian Kingdom into an empire.

He is also remembered for his gold Staters, although most are thought to. Philip II, byname Philip of Macedon, (born bce —diedAegae [now Vergina, Greece]), 18th king of Macedonia (– bce), who restored internal peace to his country and by had gained domination over all of Greece by military and diplomatic means, thus laying the foundations for its expansion under his son Alexander III the Great.

Apr 06,  · Philip II of Macedonia is well worth reading and will surely become an authoritative biography of the ancient king." —Dr. Boone Bartholomees, Jr., Parameters: US Army War College Quarterly "This is an important book on a remarkably successful king."--Peter Hunt, The Historian.

Description. Philip II of Macedon is a unique compilation of fragments of ancient writings, epitomies, and passages from the orators that together form a contemporary biography of one of the most influential figures of the ancient world.

Alfred Bradford has collected, translated, and integrated all the significant classical writings about Philip II, the father of Alexander the Great, and he. Philip of Macedon was one of the extraordinary figures of antiquity.

Inheriting a kingdom near collapse, he left to his son Alexander the strongest state in Eastern Europe. He developed new military technology and made Macedonia the greatest power in the Western world. This biography begins not with one of the universally known incidents of Alexander's life, but with an account of his father, Philip of Macedonia, whose many-territoried empire was the first on the /5(4).

Philip III Arrhidaeus (Ancient Greek: Φίλιππος Γ΄ ὁ Ἀρριδαῖος; c. BC – 25 December, BC) reigned as king of Macedonia from after 11 June BC until his death. He was a son of King Philip II of Macedon by Philinna of Larissa, and thus an elder half-brother of Alexander the fredjaillet.comessor: Alexander III.

Alexander of Macedon, B.C. book. Read 92 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Until recently, popular biographers and most sch /5.

Philip returned to Macedon, not only having gained a reputation for piety and superb generalship, but also having made considerable preparations for the increase of power that was destined to be his.

For he wished to be appointed the commander-in-chief of Greece and to wage war against the Persians. —Location: Thrace, Illyria, Greece, Asia Minor. Philip of Macedon.

King of Macedonia and conqueror of Illyria, Thrace, and Greece. King Philip II ruled Macedonia from to BC. He was born in Pella, the capital of the ancient Macedonian kingdom, as the youngest son of king Amyntas III.

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Macedon is too small for you. Philip II of Macedon. Ambition, Boys, Kingdoms. 85 Copy quote. There is no wall that is high enough to stop a horse with a cart filled with gold. This is the reality that faced King Philip II of Macedon in his final moments and the sequence of events that spawned the controversy that rages among scholars to this Charles A.

Robinson Jr, I his book Alexander the Great, writes that after Philip died, Olympias seized the moment to. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. The History, Book VII, Chap. 5: Alexander II [King of Macedon] at the very beginning of his reign purchased peace from the Illyrians [the peoples north and west of Macedon] with a sum of money, giving his brother Philip as a hostage.

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