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“For the Conqueror, Death”

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/9780199931958.003.0011
“For the Conqueror, Death”

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This chapter looks at Philip's dealings with the enemy Greek states after Chaeronea and his common peace in Greece that led to the formation of the League of Corinth in 337, together with his seventh marriage and assassination in 336, and whether he was the victim of a conspiracy, and the accession of his son Alexander as king.

Keywords: Demosthenes; Philip II; Common Peace; League of Corinth; Alexander the Great

Chapter.  7934 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Classical Literature

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