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In the shadow of Olympus : the emergence of Macedon

Author: Eugene N Borza
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In tracing the emergence of the Macedonian kingdom from its origins as a Balkan backwater to a major European and Asian power, this title offers to specialists and lay readers alike an account of a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene N Borza
ISBN: 0691055491 9780691055497 0691008809 9780691008806
OCLC Number: 20563267
Awards: Runner-up for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 1991
Description: xvii, 333 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Toward a history of ancient Macedonia --
The land of Macedonia --
Prehistoric Macedonia --
Who were the Macedonians? --
Alexander I --
Perdiccas II --
Archelaus --
The house of Amyntas III --
" ... The greatest of the kings in Europe ..." --
Political institutions in the age of Philip and Alexander --
Material culture in the age of Philip and Alexander --
The emergence of Macedon.
Responsibility: Eugene N. Borza.

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