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  Mount Macedon - Playground of the Privileged
The township of Macedon is 65 kilometers or 39 miles northwest of Melbourne along the Calder Highway.
However as the supply of trees began to disappear there was a call for control on logging and fruit orchards began to be established on the fertile volcanic soils.It wasn't until the 1870's that the government of the day began to realease large blocks of land to the wealthy, social elite of Melbourne.
These days Macedon is truly a gardener's paradise, a quiet English style hamlet within easy distance of the bustling metropolis of Melbourne and a place to escape for the hustle and bustle of every day life.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/australia_and_the_pacific/25155   (619 words)

  
  Macedon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Macedon proper constituted the coast plain NW, N, and NE of the Chalcidice (now Khalkidhikí) peninsula; Upper Macedon was the highland to the west and the north of the plain.
B.C. there was developing in W Macedon a political unit led by a Greek-speaking family, which assumed the title of king and aggrandized itself.
Macedon, with Greece as a dependency, was one of the states carved out of the Alexandrian empire.
www.bartleby.com /65/ma/Macedon.html   (654 words)

  
  Macedon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Macedon or Macedonia (from Greek Μακεδονία; see also List of traditional Greek place names) was the name of an ancient kingdom in the northern-most part of ancient Greece, bordering the kingdom of Epirus on the west and the region of Thrace to the east.
Under Philip V of Macedon (221–179 BC) and his son Perseus of Macedon (179–168 BC), the kingdom clashed with the rising power of the Roman Republic.
The forests, whose timber is very appreciated by the Greek cities to build their ships: in particular, it is known that Athens made commercial treatises with Macedon in the 5th century BC so to import the timber necessary for the construction and the maintenance of its fleet of war.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Macedon   (2174 words)

  
 Philip II of Macedon Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Philip II (382 BC - 336 BC), King of Macedon (359 BC - 336 BC) Olympionike, was the father of Alexander the Great (Alexander III of Macedon) and Philip III of Macedon.
Coin with likeness of Philip II Born in Pella in 382 BC, he was King Amyntas III of Macedon and Queen Eurydice's youngest son, but the deaths of his elder brothers Kings Alexander II of Macedon and Perdiccas III of Macedon allowed him to take the throne in 359 BC.
His military skills and expansionist vision of Macedonian greatness brought him early success, and it was not until his armies were opposed by Athens at Thermopylae in 352 BC that he faced any serious resistance.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/p/ph/philip_ii_of_macedon.html   (268 words)

  
 Philip II of Macedon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Philip II of Macedon (382 BC–336 BC; in Greek Φίλιππος, transliterated Philippos) was the King of Macedon from 359 BC until his death.
In 336 BC, when the invasion of Persia was in its very early stage, Philip was assassinated, and was succeeded on the throne of Macedon by his son Alexander the Great.
The murder happened in October of 336 BC, at Aegae, the ancient capital of the kingdom of Macedon.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Philip_II_of_Macedon   (1456 words)

  
 Macedon: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Alexander i was ruler of macedon from 495 bc to 450 bc....
Philip ii of macedon () (382 bc - 336 bc), king of macedon (ruled 359 bc - 336 bc), was the father...
Mygdonia was an ancient territory, later conquered by macedon, which comprised the plains around therma (thessalonica) together with the valleys of klisali...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/ma/macedon.htm   (3802 words)

  
 Mount Macedon - Victoria - Australia - Travel - smh.com.au
Macedon is an attractive town of 1250 people at the foot of the mountain.
One of the town's highlights, in terms of both architecture and gardens, is the Marist Brothers Retreat at the corner of Mt Macedon Rd and Brougham Rd (at the entry into the township).
The only one of the gardens in the Mt Macedon area that is open on a regular basis is 'Forest Glade' which welcomes visitors every weekend from September to May. It is especially beautiful in autumn owing to the maples.
www.smh.com.au /news/Victoria/Mount-Macedon/2005/02/17/1108500207060.html   (3274 words)

  
 Wayne County Macedon History
Macedon's first settlers, Webb and Hannah Harwood, arrived in what is now Macedon in the late spring of 1789, after a forty-six day journey from Adams, Massachusetts in an uncovered wagon drawn by a team of oxen.
The Erie Canal was an important factor in the settlement and growth of Macedon.
Today, Macedon is a growing community with an increase of almost eighteen percent in population from 7,375 in 1990 to 8,688 in 2000.
www.co.wayne.ny.us /Departments/historian/HistMacedon.htm   (274 words)

  
 Macedon on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
MACEDON [Macedon], ancient country, roughly equivalent to the modern region of Macedonia.
The capital of Macedon from c.400 to 167 BC was Pella.
Macedon was a Persian tributary in 500 BC but took no real part in the Persian Wars.
encyclopedia.infonautics.com /html/M/Macedon.asp   (797 words)

  
 Macedon
Macedon (or Macedonia from Greek Μακεδονία) in Classical Antiquity was the ancient Greek state of Macedonia, bordering with the Greek state of Epirus on the west and with Thrace on the East.
Under King Philip II of Macedon (359-–336 BC), Macedon expanded into lands formerly belonging to Paionians, Thracians, and Illyrians to incorporate an area including what is currently the Monastir (now Bitola) and Gevgelija districts of what is now the Republic of Macedonia.
In 215 BC Macedon became involved in the first of three wars with the rising power of Rome: defeat in the second (197 BC) and third (168 BC) led to the deposition of the Macedonian dynasty and the establishment of Roman client republics.
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/LX/Macedon.html   (2577 words)

  
 Alexander IV of Macedon History @ ColorFool.com (Color Fool)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He brought with him Roxana and the two kings to Macedon and gave up the pretence of ruling over all of Alexander the Great's Empire, leaving full control in Egypt and Asia to the satraps who occupied these former provinces (see diadochi).
A few months later, after Eurydice had made her husband proclaim Cassander the new regent, Olympias was able to persuade her relative Aeacides of Epirus to invade Macedon with Polyperchon: the attack was a triumphal success since the army refused to fight against the son of Alexander, who Olympias had smartly brought in the campaign.
Olympias was immediately executed, while the king and his mother were taken prisoner and kept in strict custody in the citadel of Amphipolis under the supervision of Glaucias.
www.colorfool.com /encyclopedia/Alexander_IV_of_Macedon   (588 words)

  
 Signal Regional Arts: MACEDON MUSIC
Macedon Music emerged as an organisation aiming to involve locals in music-making and has since broadened its scope well beyond local talent to become the musical heart of the Macedon Ranges.
Macedon Music was lucky to be offered the space at Lowland Farm, a private residence with a large performance space and a Steinway piano.
Macedon Music hopes to develop its own working ensembles, such as a wind quintet and piano trio that are formed locally and rehearse in collaboration with the organisation.
www.abc.net.au /arts/signal/stories/s521986.htm   (1222 words)

  
 Parks Victoria: Macedon Regional Park page
The Macedon Ranges are famous for their views, native forests, wildlife, historic monuments and, perhaps foremost, their substantial homes and garden flower displays in Spring.
At the western end of the range, the 2427 hectare Macedon Regional Park dominates the skyline.
The towns of Macedon and Mount Macedon are worth exploring for their exotic trees, gracious homes and gardens.
www.parkweb.vic.gov.au /1park_display.cfm?park=137   (757 words)

  
 Macedon information & attractions - Travel Victoria: accommodation & visitor guide
Macedon is situated between Gisbourne and Woodend, at the foot of Mount Macedon.
Around Macedon are a number of historical grand Victorian homes with exquisite English gardens, and is most attractive in autumn when the leaves of the many deciduous trees transform into bright and blazing colours.
The small township of Mount Macedon is 5 kilometres away, along the road that ascends to the peak of Mount Macedon which features a lookout and the landmark Memorial Cross.
www.travelvictoria.com.au /macedon   (292 words)

  
 Search Results for "Macedon"
Macedon, (mas´don) (KEY), ancient country, roughly equivalent to the modern region of Macedonia.
Macedon and Greece, to 146 B.C.E. 290 Emergence of the Aetolian League, a military federation in western Greece.
...Philip V, king of Macedon, 238-179 B.C., king of Macedon (221-179), son of Demetrius II, successor of Antigonus III.
www.bartleby.com /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/sitesearch?FILTER=&query=Macedon   (299 words)

  
 Macedon
) peninsula; Upper Macedon was the highland to the west and the north of the plain.
Philip V, king of Macedon - Philip V, 238–179 B.C., king of Macedon (221–179), son of Demetrius II, successor of...
Macedon: Rise of Macedon - Rise of Macedon The first influence of Greek culture in Macedon came from the colonies along the...
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 Macedon's Taberna, Redux   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Macedon was for several years a voice of reason, a sort of village elder for the alt.startrek.creative community.
A remarkable "braided novel" of 8 stories and novellas which Macedon wrote in tandem with the equally remarkable Peg Robinson.
Too sprawling (in the grand sense) in scale and reach to reduce to a mere synopsis; let us just say that this is Voyager unfettered and red in tooth and claw, such as Paramount with its nice tidy pander-to-the-demographics mentality could only dream of producing.
members.aol.com /MacedonPg/index.html   (392 words)

  
 Macedon articles on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Macedon MACEDON [Macedon], ancient country, roughly equivalent to the modern region of Macedonia.
Philip V PHILIP V [Philip V] 238-179 BC, king of Macedon (221-179), son of Demetrius II, successor of Antigonus III.
Youth and Kingship The son of Philip II of Macedon and Olympias, he had Aristotle as his tutor and was given a classical education.
www.encyclopedia.com /articles/07785.html   (510 words)

  
 Eurydice II of Macedon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Queen Eurydice was a queen of Macedon and mother to Philip II.
She was married to King Amyntas III of Macedon and had four children: King Philip II of Macedon, Alexander II of Macedon, Perdiccas III of Macedon, and Eurynoe, Princess of Macedon.
Her mythological ancestry can be traced to the Greek God of the sea Poseidon based on Greek mythology and Greek writings.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eurydice_of_Macedon   (109 words)

  
 Kyneton and District Business and Tourism Association
Named Mount Macedon on September 30th 1836 by Major Thomas Mitchell, Surveyor General of New South Wales who ascended it and wrote in his diary, "from the top of the mountain, Port Phillip Bay and a few of the buildings of Melbourne can be seen".
At the villages of Lower Macedon and Upper Macedon, churches and schools were built to meet the needs of the growing communities.
With the development and increasing popularity of the motor car, the Melbourne wealthy were able to travel greater distances than Mount Macedon, so many of the larger homes, and some smaller ones, were converted to guest houses with the residents of Macedon providing the gardeners, caretakers and domestic workers.
www.mountmacedon.org.au /Macedonhistory.htm   (830 words)

  
 Macedon, New York NY, village profile (Wayne County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Macedon is a village in Wayne County, in the Rochester metro area.
Macedon is a small community that set out to become a city, but lapsed into peaceful living, supported by the rich fruit and farming region which surrounds it.
Macedon is a small community that set out to become a city, but lapsed into peaceful living, supported by the rich fruit and farming region which surrounds it.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=1081   (624 words)

  
 Ancient coins of Macedon
Aegae (later Edessa) was the original capital of the kingdom of Macedon, and the burial-place of its kings.
The early silver coins conjecturally attributed to it recall, in their type of the kneeling he-goat, the story told of Karanos its founder, a brother of Pheidon, king of Argos, who was directed by an oracle ‘to seek an empire by the guidance of goats’.
After the defeat of Perseus the issue of silver coins in Macedon was prohibited by the Romans, and it was not until ten years later, B.C. 158, that it was again permitted.
www.snible.org /coins/hn/macedon.html   (8214 words)

  
 Macedon - ENCYCLOPEDIA - The History Channel UK
) peninsula; Upper Macedon was the highland to the west and the north of the plain.
The capital of Macedon from c.400 to 167 &BC; was Pella
Macedon was a Persian tributary in 500 &BC; but took no real part in the Persian Wars.
www.thehistorychannel.co.uk /site/search/search.php?word=Macedon   (795 words)

  
 Macedon, New York (NY) Detailed Profile - relocation, real estate, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, news, sex ...
Back to Macedon, NY housing info, Wayne County, New York, NY smaller cities, NY small cities, All Cities.
According to our research there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Macedon, New York in early 2007.
The ratio of number of residents in Macedon to the number of sex offenders is 381 to 1.
www.city-data.com /city/Macedon-New-York.html   (1216 words)

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