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Philip II and Alexander the Great : father and son, lives and afterlives

Author: Elizabeth Donnelly Carney; Daniel Ogden
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010. ©2010
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"The careers of Philip II and his son Alexander the Great (III) were interlocked in innumerable ways: Philip II centralized ancient Macedonia, created an army of unprecedented skill and flexibility, came to dominate the Greek peninsula, and planned the invasion of the Persian Empire with a combined Graeco-Macedonian force, but it was Alexander who actually led the invading forces, defeated the great Persian Empire,  Read more...
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Philip II and Alexander the Great.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009032100
(OCoLC)430192622
Named Person: Philip, King of Macedonia; Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great; Philip, King of Macedonia
Material Type: Biography, Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Donnelly Carney; Daniel Ogden
ISBN: 9780199745517 019974551X
OCLC Number: 646816190
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Part I. Father, Son, and Court --
Part II. Philip and Alexander at War --
Part III. After Philip and Alexander: Legacy and Legitimation --
Part IV. Reception of Father and Son.
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Carney and Daniel Ogden.

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Alexander drove the engine his father had built, but had he not done so, Philip\'s achievements might have proved as ephemeral as had those of so many earlier Macedonian rulers. On the other hand, some scholars believe that Alexander played a role, direct or indirect, in the murder of his father, so that he could lead the expedition to Asia that his father had organized. In short, it is difficult to understand or assess one without considering the other. This collection of previously unpublished articles looks at the careers and impact of father and son together. Some of the articles consider only one of the Macedonian rulers although most deal with both, and with the relationship, actual or imagined, between the two. The volume will contain articles on military and political history but also articles that look at the self-generated public images of Philip and Alexander, the counter images created by their enemies, and a number that look at how later periods understood them, concluding with the Hollywood depiction of the relationship. Despite the plethora of collected works that deal with Philip and Alexander, this volume promises to make a genuine contribution to the field by focusing specifically on their relationship to one another\"--Provided by publisher.<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:editor<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/60876796<\/a>> ; # Elizabeth Donnelly Carney<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:editor<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/89956079<\/a>> ; # Daniel Ogden<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:exampleOfWork<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/796103785<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:genre<\/a> \"Electronic books<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:genre<\/a> \"History<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:genre<\/a> \"Conference publication<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:genre<\/a> \"Conference papers and proceedings<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:genre<\/a> \"Biography<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:inLanguage<\/a> \"en<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isSimilarTo<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/430192622<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Philip II and Alexander the Great : father and son, lives and afterlives<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:productID<\/a> \"646816190<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:url<\/a> <https:\/\/search.ebscohost.com\/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=327487<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:url<\/a> <http:\/\/site.ebrary.com\/id\/10399394<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:url<\/a> <https:\/\/public.ebookcentral.proquest.com\/choice\/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=547960<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:url<\/a> <http:\/\/www.myilibrary.com?id=266130<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:workExample<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780199745517<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nwdrs:describedby<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/646816190<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

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