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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, 2004, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Macedonian Empire lasted only 36 years, beginning with Philip II's assumption of the throne in 359 B.C. and ending with the death of his son Alexander the Great in 323 B.C. This work first  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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: 0786419180 9780786419180
OCLC Number: 58479176
Notes: Reprint of the library bound ed. published in 1998.
Description: x, 486 pages : maps ; 23 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 Read more...

 
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