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Philip II of Macedonia – the Unifier of Greece

Philip II of Macedonia – the Unifier of Greece

  King Philip II of Macedon.   Video from the Youtube channel of eformisis Philip II (Greek: Φιλιππος) was a Greek king of Macedon from 359 BC until his death in 336 BC. The famous king (Βασιλεύς) and father of Alexander the Great,  was born in 383/82 BC. He was son of the king Amyntas III and queen Eurydice. His […]

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Philip fulfiled his mentor’s Epaminondas dream to unite Greece

Philip fulfiled his mentor’s Epaminondas dream to unite Greece

Taken from the book of Lewis Vance Cummings “Alexander the Great”  Page 20 Philip had been a boy of thirteen when he was taken as a hostage to Thebes. He had been well treated, and placed in charge of Epaminondas, perhaps the greatest Greek of that day. The Thcban was a man of culture, an orator of the first caliber, a […]

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