Ian Worthington, Joseph Roisman's A Companion to Ancient Macedonia (Blackwell Companions to PDF

By Ian Worthington, Joseph Roisman

The main finished and up to date paintings to be had on old Macedonian background and fabric tradition, A better half to historic Macedonia is a useful reference for college kids and students alike.

Features new, specifically commissioned essays by means of best and up-and-coming students within the field.
Examines the political, army, social, financial, and cultural historical past of historic. Macedonia from the Archaic interval to the top of Roman interval and beyond.
Discusses the significance of paintings, archaeology and architecture.
All historical resources are translated in English.
Each bankruptcy comprises bibliographical essays for additional interpreting.

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Its often rugged terrain, continental climate, and its location, ‘the node of connections between both north/south and east/west’, made Macedonia a land that produced a ‘tough people’. Macedonia itself was seen in antiquity as divided between the coastal plain, commonly referred to as Lower Macedonia, and the western and northern highlands, referred to as Upper (or Inner) Macedonia. P. Millett, ‘The Political Economy of Macedonia’ (chapter 23), emphasizes that Macedonia was a land of many natural resources, including rich farmland, abundant pastoral wealth, large deposits of base and precious metals, and especially abundant supplies of timber and its by-products which were in short supply in southern Greece.

Heckel, The Marshals of Alexander’s Empire (London 1992), p. M. Anson, ‘Philip II the Creation of the Pezhetairoi’, in P. Wheatley and R. ), Alexander and His Successors (Claremont 2009), pp. 88–98 with his ‘The Hypaspists: Macedonia’s Professional Citizen-Soldiers’, Historia 34 (1985), pp. 246–8 and Eumenes of Cardia: A Greek among Macedonians (Leiden 2004), pp. 225–31. A. L. N. ), Philip II, Alexander the Great, and the Macedonian Heritage (Lanham 1982), pp. 85–98, believes that Philip planned to replace the Great King of the Persian Empire, deify himself, and establish an absolute monarchy over the lands of his conquest.

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