Category: Ancient Macedonian Kings

Modern Historians about Macedonia – Nicholas G. L. Hammond

Modern Historians about Macedonia – Nicholas G. L. Hammond

Professor N.G.L Hammond Quote: The strand in his[Alexander] personality which needs to be emphasised in his religious faith. Since childhood he had worshipped Heracles Patrous, the son of Zeus and a mortal woman and through his mother he was descended from Achilles, son of the goddess Thetis and a mortal Peleus. In his mother’s veins there was also the blood […]

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Relations between Upper and Lower Macedonia

Relations between Upper and Lower Macedonia

This essay wants to bring in light the complicated if not at certain times adverse relations between the kingdom of ancient Macedon and the kingdoms of Upper Macedonia. Contrary to popular belief there was almost always a rivalry between Mountain kingdoms and the Macedonia state, resembling the one of the greek city-states, since as always happening in the greek world, […]

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