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Philip II of Macedon : a life from the ancient sources

Author: Alfred S Bradford
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1992.
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Here, the author has edited and translated all the information about Philip II, the father of Alexander the Great, that is available from ancient sources and has assembled this material into an  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
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Philip II of Macedon.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1992
(OCoLC)645852180
Named Person: Philip, King of Macedonia; Philip, King of Macedonia; Philip, King of Macedonia; König II ) Philipp (Makedonien; Philipp, Makedonien König
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred S Bradford
ISBN: 0275942503 9780275942502
OCLC Number: 25245766
Description: xv, 199 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface Prologue The New King: 381-359 B.C. The First Campaigns: 358-356 B.C. The Origins of Power: 356-354 B.C. The Greeks Open the Way: 355/4 B.C. Philip Turned Back: 352 B.C. Philip, King of the Macedonians The Olynthian War Begins: 351-348 B.C. The Fall of Olynthus: 351-348 B.C. Philip Enters Greece: 348-346 B.C. The Peace of 346 B.C. Neither Peace nor War: 344/3 B.C. Operations in the North: 343-342 B.C. Philip's Letter of 343/2 B.C. Demosthenes Denounces Philip: 341 B.C. Perinthus and Byzantium: 341/40 B.C. War with Athens: 340 B.C. War with the Greeks The Battle of Chaeronea: 338 B.C. Philip, Leader of the Greeks: 338-336 B.C. Death of a King: 336 B.C. Epilogue: Alexander's Eulogy Notes Sources Index
Responsibility: compiled, edited, and translated by Alfred S. Bradford ; illustrated by Pamela M. Bradford.
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