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Philip And Alexander Of Macedon

Two Essays In Biography

by David G. Hogarth

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

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    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9686045M
    ISBN 101430442689
    ISBN 109781430442684
    OCLC/WorldCa320349201

    Philip II of Macedonia (– BCE), unifier of Greece, author of Greece’s first federal constitution, founder of the first territorial state with a centralized administrative structure in Europe, forger of the first Western national army, first great general of the Greek imperial age, strategic and tactical genius, and military reformer who revolutionized warfare in Greece and the West. Philip II of Macedon (reigned to B.C.) took a faction-rent, semi-civilized country of quarrelsome landed nobles and boorish peasants, and made it into an invincible military power. The conquests of Alexander the Great would have been impossible without the military power bequeathed him by his almost equally great father.

      This David Gemmell book is arguably his greatest to date. A book filled of action, passion, betrayal, and love, Lion of Macedon has become, without doubt, a jewel worth reading for all Gemmell, and fantasy fans. The book portraits the life of Parmenion "The Death of Nations", a man who is constantly manipulated by Fate and the seeress Tamis.5/5(5). Books on Persia, Peloponnesian Wars, Philip/Alexander of Macedon. Books on Persia, Peloponnesian Wars, Philip/Alexander of Macedon. Hi guys, After finishing Kings of Kings I-III by Dan Carlin, I'm hungry for more information on this fascinating time period. I find he's a great introduction to an era, but I'd love to listen to/read more in.

    The World of Philip and Alexander A Symposium on Greek Life and Times Edited by Elin C. Danien. pages | 6 x 9 | 34 illus. Paper | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Distributed for the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. The magnetism of the man known as Alexander the Great, along with that of his father, Philip of Macedon, . Philip of Macedon As his father foresaw, the story of his son would be one of all-consuming ambition, and this is the story told in this dramatic yet immensely readable introduction to Alexander the Great. The author details the considerable achievements of Alexander's father Philip, and how they may have influenced some of Alexander's decisions/5().


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Philip And Alexander Of Macedon by David G. Hogarth Download PDF EPUB FB2

“This is a fascinating book in which the noted military historian, Richard Gabriel, puts forth a strikingly new idea: that Philip of Macedon, conqueror of Greece and father of Alexander the Great, was a greater soldier, strategist, statesman, tactician, and military genius than his by: 3. Alexander of Macedon, – B.C.: A Historical Biography - Kindle edition by Green, Peter.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Alexander of Macedon, – B.C.: A Historical Biography/5().

Alexander was born in Pella, the capital of the Kingdom of Macedon, on the sixth day of the ancient Greek month of Hekatombaion, which probably corresponds to 20 July BC, although the exact date is uncertain.

He was the son of the king of Macedon, Philip II, and his fourth wife, Olympias, the daughter of Neoptolemus I, king of Epirus. Although Philip had seven or eight wives, Olympias was Father: Philip II of Macedon.

However, after reading Alexander of Macedon, B.C., I became a fan of historian and author Peter Green. While most historians are rather dry, untalented writers, Green records Alexander's story with a great deal of energy and enthusiasm for his subject/5.

Philip of Macedon was one of the extraordinary figures of antiquity. Inheriting a kingdom near collapse, he left to his son Alexander the strongest state in Eastern Europe.

He developed new military technology and made Macedonia the greatest power in the Western world/5. Alexander of Macedon by Peter Green is a historical biography of King Alexander. The king, who was born in BC to Philip of Macedon and Olympias, became a ruthless tyrant and foreign aggressor who conquered most of the Persian Empire.

Where his father Philip consolidated and unified Greece, his. Philip of Macedonia, whose many-territoried empire was the first on the continent of Philip And Alexander Of Macedon book to have an effectively centralized government and military.

What Philip and Macedonia had to offer, Alexander made Philip And Alexander Of Macedon book own, but Philip and Macedonia also made Alexander form an important context for understanding Alexander Size: KB.

History has portrayed Philip II of Macedon as an old man, one-eyed and limping, whose convenient assassination allowed Alexander the Great to come to power. But there was far more to him than this. Through decades of hard fighting, clever diplomacy, and sheer determination, Philip unified his country and conquered : Macedon was a small kingdom on the edge of the Persian Empire.

Alexander’s father Philip of Macedon. Alexander’s father Philip was a strong and ambitious king. He wanted more power than just his own little kingdom of Macedon. Philip spent most of his life conquering the cities of Greece, to his south. The city of Athens Classical Greece.

Philip of Macedon was one of the extraordinary figures of antiquity. Inheriting a kingdom near collapse, he left to his son Alexander the strongest state in Eastern Europe. He developed new military technology and made Macedonia the greatest power in the Western world. He created a united, multiracial kingdom based on liberal principles--and added to it the resources of a Balkan empire.

Alexander of Macedon, B.C.: A Historical Biography For the general reader, the book, redolent with gritty details and fully aware of Alexander's darker side, offers a gripping tale of Alexander's career. Philip of Macedon.

The story of Alexander the Great is inexorably bound up with that of his father, King Philip II, and with Brand: University of California Press. Alexander I of Macedon (Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος ὁ Μακεδών), known with the title Philhellene (Greek: φιλέλλην, literally "lover of the Greeks", meaning "patriot") was the ruler of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon from c.

BC until his death in BC. He was succeeded by his eldest son, Alcetas : Amyntas I. Alexander of Macedon, B. C: a historical biography User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. When Alexander, king of Macedonia, hegemon of Greece, left the Balkans in BC to conquer the Persian Empire, he undertook what was arguably the greatest /5(4).

During the twenty-four years of his reign as King of Macedonia, in which he started with the slenderest resources, Philip built his own kingdom up into the greatest power in found Macedonia under the yoke of the Illyrians, he made her mistress of many great nations and states; and, by force of personal chracter, he estabished ascendancy over the entire Hellenic world, whose Author: Joshua J.

Mark. The book concludes with an analysis of the assassination of Philip and Alexander’s consolidation of power in the Balkan world in BC before he embarks on his legendary journey.” Published by Page Publishing, Mark Luttenberger’s knowledgeable book follows a royalty’s journey to achieving purpose and majesty that influenced the modern.

Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. The balance of the book discusses the rise of Macedon from a small kingdom on the periphery of the Greek world to become the master of ancient Hellas and the Balkan world south of the Danube River.

The central figure of the book is Philip II who ascended the throne as a young man in his early twenties after the defeat and death of his brother.

Alexander of Macedon, – B.C. Alexander made his own, but Philip and Macedonia also made Alexander form an important context for understanding Alexander himself. Yet his origins and training do not fully explain the man.

1 Philip of Macedon 2 The Gardens of Midas 3 From a View to a Death 4 The Keys of the Kingdom. How did Philip of Macedon unify Greece. Sal discusses his rise to power, the League of Corinth, and the rise of Alexander the Great.

Empire of Alexander the Great. This is the currently selected item. Alexander the Great takes power. Alexander the Great conquers Persia. Diadochi and the Hellenistic Period. Alexander the Great.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hogarth, D.G. (David George), Philip and Alexander of Macedon. London, J. Murray, (OCoLC).

This particular volume, a revision and expansion of that earlier book, is the second reprint () of the title first published in For the sake of background, the author necessarily begins his masterpiece with Alexander's father, Philip of Macedon, whose achievement was to unify Macedonia and coerce the Greek states to the south to join Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hogarth, D.G.

(David George), Philip and Alexander of Macedon. Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press []. The author also inquires into the king’s influences, motives, and aims, and in particular his turbulent, unraveling relationship with Alexander, which may have ended in murder. Philip became in many ways the first modern regent of the ancient world, and this book places him where he properly belongs: firmly at the center stage of Greek history.