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The Macedonian Empire : the era of warfare under Philip II and Alexander the Great, 359-323 B.C.

Author: James R Ashley
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work first examines the 11 great armies and three great navies of the era, along with some of their operations and logistics.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ashley, James R., 1948-
Macedonian Empire.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©1998
(OCoLC)607029977
Named Person: Philip, King of Macedonia; Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great; Philip, King of Macedonia
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James R Ashley
ISBN: 0786404078 9780786404070 0786419180 9780786419180
OCLC Number: 37616269
Description: x, 486 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Ancient Warfare. 1. The Armies. 2. Siege Operations. 3. Logistics. 4. Naval Operations --
pt. II. The Reign of Philip II. 5. Campaigns of Philip II --
pt. III. Campaigns of Alexander the Great. 6. Greece. 7. The Western Persian Empire. 8. The Eastern Persian Empire. 9. India. 10. The Southern Persian Empire. 11. Return to Babylon. 12. Arabia. A. Peace of Philocrates --
B. Assassination Attempts Against Alexander --
C. Macedonian Army Mutinies --
D. Hephaestion's Funeral --
E. Mileage of Alexander's Campaigns --
F. Alexander's Income and Expenses --
G. Alexander's Funeral Train --
H. Kings and Satraps --
I. Chronology of the Macedonian Empire.
Responsibility: by James R. Ashley.

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"brings together everything known about the military campaigns of Alexander and his father Philip II. Unlike many other histories, [this book] gives ample attention to Phillips generalship"--C&RL News Read more...

 
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