Philip of Macedon

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Author  N.G.L. Hammond
Publisher  Bristol Classical Press
Publication Date   February 26, 1998
ISBN  0715628291
Pages  270

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Philip was a genius of extraordinary versatility. Inheriting a kingdom near to collapse, he made Macedonia the greatest military power in the Western world and left to his son Alexander the strongest state in Eastern Europe. This book gives full attention to the Macedonian state and the Macedonian people who made Philip's success possible, and to the high level of culture and of artistic skills revealed by recent archaeological discoveries.

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