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Philip of Macedonia

Manolis Andronikos

Philip of Macedonia

by Manolis Andronikos

  • 219 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Jupiter Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography,
  • Kings and rulers,
  • Kings and rulers in numismatics,
  • Macedonia,
  • Philip

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11224514M
    ISBN 100881688983
    ISBN 109780881688986
    OCLC/WorldCa14971703

      Philip II of Macedonia (– BCE), unifier of Greece, author of Greece’s first federal constitution, founder of the first territorial state with a centralized administrative structure in Europe, forger of the first Western national army, first great general of the Greek imperial age, strategic and tactical genius, and military reformer who revolutionized warfare in Greece and the West. Best known as the father of Alexander the Great, Philip merits the same honorific according to his biographer. In the "disunited, weak backwater" of Macedonia, he created the first nation-state.

      Philip II was surely one of the most influential figures of antiquity, turning Macedonia from a marginal state into a superpower. Unfortunately, the sources for his life are limited, so Worthington struggles to fill this book with facts and has to pad out the book with a considerable amount of speculation, some of which is questionable, in my opinion/5(12). Philip II of Macedonia ( BCE), unifier of Greece, author of Greece's first federal constitution, founder of the first territorial state with a centralized administrative structure in Europe, forger of the first Western national army, first great general of the Greek imperial age, strategic and tactical genius, and military reformer who revolutionized warfare in Greece and the West, was Brand: Potomac Books.

    (Philip of Macedon, Duckworth Publishing, February ) "The Balkan situation was far from secure, with the Odrysians and Scythians only recently defeated and with the Triballi still defiant. Yet Philip was confident of success in the interest of the Greek-speaking world and of Macedonia in particular.   Philip II of Macedonia (– BCE), unifier of Greece, author of Greece’s first federal constitution, founder of the first territorial state with a centralized administrative structure in Europe, forger of the first Western national army, first great general of the Greek imperial age, strategic and tactical genius, and military reformer who revolutionized warfare in Greece and the West Brand: Potomac Books Inc.


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Philip of Macedonia by Manolis Andronikos Download PDF EPUB FB2

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/5.

What does this mean for his book on Philip. It means that Philip gets marginally more credit than he deserves for creating the Macedonian war machine.

Philip gets full credit for turning Macedonia into the superpower that it was to become. Honestly, just because he makes Philip sound great doesn't mean that Alexander has to be by: Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of 40 results for Books: "philip ii of macedonia" Skip to main search results.

Philip II of Macedonia (– BCE), unifier of Greece, author of Greece’s first federal constitution, founder of the first territorial state with a centralized administrative structure in Europe, forger of the first Western national army, first great general of the Greek imperial age, strategic and tactical genius, and military reformer who revolutionized warfare in Greece and the West Cited by: 3.

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.

This landmark biography is the first to bring Philip to life, exploring the details of his life and legacy and 4/5(1). 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. He created a united, multiracial kingdom based on liberal principles--and added to it the resources of a Balkan empire.

In B.C., Philip, 23, saw his older brother King Perdiccas III and 4, men get slaughtered by the Illyrians, a rebellious warlike people in Upper Macedonia. Philip II was surely one of the most influential figures of antiquity, turning Macedonia from a marginal state into a superpower.

Unfortunately, the sources for his life are limited, so Worthington struggles to fill this book with facts and has to pad out the book with a considerable amount of speculation, some of which is questionable, in my s: Pausanias of Orestis (Ancient Greek: Παυσανίας ἐκ τῆς Ὀρεστίδος) was a member of Philip II of Macedon's personal bodyguard (somatophylakes).He assassinated Philip in BC, possibly at the instigation of Philip's wife Olympias, or even his son Alexander the ias was killed while fleeing the assassination.

Philip II of Macedonia book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Alexander the Great is probably the most famous ruler of anti /5. '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. The family saga is complicated by the mother who was the lover and later the wife of a rival for the kingdom/5.

The book describes his youth, where he spent much time outside Macedonia as, in essence, a hostage. Then, the ta This is a good solid biography of Philip II of Macedonia.

Perhaps he is more famous for being the father of Alexander the Great than for his own accomplishments/5. Philip transformed a turbulent small kingdom into Greater Macedonia ensuring its borders were safe and its people reasonably prospered. Philip turned Macedonia into Europe's first world superpower by virtue of is professinal army.

There are few biographies on Philip so Hammond has reached out to many people with this by: 9. What Philip and Macedonia had to offer, Alexander made his own, but Philip and Macedonia also made Alexander form an important context for understanding Alexander himself.

For the general reader, the book, redolent with gritty details and fully aware of Alexander's darker side, offers a gripping tale of Alexander's career. Full backnotes /5(4). Lion of Macedon (Greek Series, #1), David Gemmell Lion of Macedon is a historic fantasy novel by English author David Gemmell.

First published init and its sequel, Dark Prince, follow the career of a fictionalized version of the Macedonian general Parmenion/5(). Excavations at Vergina in northern Greece in the late s CE unearthed a cluster of tombs thought to be the burial site of Philip II (r.

BCE), the father of Alexander the Great (r. BCE), with a wife interred in a vaulted chamber beside him. Weapons, armour, gold and silver artefacts lay beside precious ossuaries containing cremated bones in these unique tombs close to the.

It is the year BC. The Kingdom of Macedonia lies on the brink of destruction – its army defeated and people in despair. Yet all hope is not lost.

A new king has ascended the throne, keen to revert his kingdom’s fortunes. His name is Philip. Recognising the perilous situation, Philip would embark on.

Philip II of Macedonia (– BCE), unifier of Greece, author of Greece’s first federal constitution, founder of the first territorial state with a centralized administrative structure in Europe, forger of the first Western national army, first great general of the Greek imperial age, strategic and tactical genius, and military reformer who revolutionized warfare in Greece and the West.

The royal tomb excavated in in Aegean Macedonia near Salonica, was at first believed to be the one of Philip II. However, it was later proven that the tomb dates from around BC, suggesting that it belonged to king Philip III Arrhidaeus, the son of Philip II and half-brother of Alexander the Great (Science April 21; ).

Philip II of Macedon was born in B.C.E. in Aegae. He was the son of King Amyntas III. He was the 18th king of Macedonia and ruled from to B.C.E. Macedon was unstable during Philip II’s youth. During an invasion by the Greek city-state of Thebes, Philip.

Philip II and Alexander the Great Unify Greece in World History (Book): Nardo, Don: Describes the efforts of Philip II of Macedonia and his son, Alexander the Great, to unify the different parts of Greece and to establish a vast Greek empire. The discovery of the tomb of Philip II, King of Macedonia and father of Alexander the Great, is one of the most important archaeological discoveries in the rich Greek history.

It. Child of King of Macedonia Philip II Temenid: King of Macedonia Philip III Arrhidaeus Temenid b. B.C., d. B.C. Children of King of Macedonia Philip II Temenid and Princess of Epirus Olympias Aeacid: Cleopatra Temenid d. B.C. King of Macedonia Alexander III "the Great" Temenid + b.

B.C., d. B.C.