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Greece and the Awakening of Macedonia

Ian Worthington

in Demosthenes of Athens and the Fall of Classical Greece

Published in print December 2012 | ISBN: 9780199931958
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199980628 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931958.003.0003
Greece and the Awakening of Macedonia

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This chapter discusses the history of mainland Greece after the Peloponnesian War to the accession of Philip II of Macedonia in 359 as well as the political and cultural differences between “Macedonians” and “Greeks”, and surveys Philip's reign from his accession to 354 and his military reforms.

Keywords: Demosthenes; Athens; Sparta; Thebes; Philip II; Greeks; Macedonians; ethnicity; army reforms

Chapter.  11278 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Classical Literature

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