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  Perdiccas II of Macedon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
By 434, Perdiccas' brother, Philip, had challenged Perdiccas for the throne, and enlisted the support of Athens and king Derdas of Elimea.
Perdiccas immediately broke the treaty and marched to Poteidaia, where the Athenians were victorious.
After this altercation, Perdiccas was allied to the Spartans and, in 424, helped the Spartan Brasidas to take Amphipolis from the Athenians, one of her most important colonies, mainly for its ready access to timber for her fleets.
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 List of ancient Greeks - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
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 Philip II of Macedon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Philip II of Macedon (382 BC–336 BC; in Greek Φίλιππος = φίλος (friend) + ίππος (horse), transliterated Philippos) was the King of Macedon from 359 BC until his assassination.
During his captivity in Thebes, Philip received a military and diplomatic education from Epaminondas, was involved in a pederastic relationship with Pelopidas and lived with Pammenes, who was an enthusiastic advocate of the Sacred Band of Thebes.
The murder happened in October of 336 BC, at Aegae, the ancient capital of the kingdom of Macedon.
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 Macedonia (region) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Hellenic character of Macedon grew over the next century until, under the rule of Philip II of Macedon, Macedon extended its power in the 4th century BC over the rest of northern Greece.
Macedon sovereignty was brought to an end at the hands of the rising power of Rome in the 2nd century BC.
By the time of Constans II (who also organized campaigns against the Slavs), the significant number of the Slavs of Macedonia were captured and transferred to central Asia Minor where they were forced to recognize the authority of the Byzantine emperor and serve in its ranks.
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 Kings of Macedon
Macedon was an ancient kingdom in what is now northern Greece, inhabited by a semi-Hellenized people who were seen by the Greeks themselves as close king.
The Kingdom of Macedon itself soon lost these vast Asian territories, but it retained its hegemony over Greece itself until defeated by the Romans in a series of wars.
This led to the Fourth Macedonian War, in which Andriscus was defeated by the Romans, and Macedon annexed to Rome.
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 Science Fair Projects - Perdiccas
As the commander of a battalion of heavy phalanx infantry, Perdiccas distinguished himself at the conquest of Thebes (335 BC), where he was severely wounded.
In the settlement made after Alexander's death (323 BC) Alexander's generals agreed that Philip III of Macedon, an epileptic bastard son of Alexander's father Philip II of Macedon, and the unborn child of Alexander's wife Roxana should be recognized as joint kings.
Perdiccas was assassinated by his officers (Peithon, Antigenes, and Seleucus) sometime between 21 May and 19 June of 320 BC.
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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.
Perdiccas III's infant heir was deposed by Amyntas' third son, Philip II of Macedon, who made himself king and ushered in a period of Macedonian dominance of Greece.
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.
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 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.
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 Philip II of Macedon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
'''Philip II of Macedon''' (&934;&921;&923;&921;&928;&928;&927;&931;) (382 BC - 336 BC), King of Macedon (ruled 359 BC - 336 BC), was the father of Alexander the Great (Alexander III of Macedon) and Philip III of Macedon.
Portrait of [[Philip II of Macedon, found at Vergina]] Born in Pella in 382 BC, he was the youngest son of King Amyntas III of Macedon and Queen Eurydice.
Celtic coin, copy from a gold stater of Philip II with Portrait of Apollo Not until his armies were opposed by Athens at Thermopylae in 352 BC that he faced any serious resistance.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Perdiccas
Philip II PHILIP II [Philip II] 382-336 BC, king of Macedon (359-336 BC), son of Amyntas II.
He was one of the ablest and most trusted lieutenants of Philip II and was a friend and supporter of Alexander the Great.
Macedon MACEDON [Macedon], ancient country, roughly equivalent to the modern region of Macedonia.
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 Macedon - WCD (Wiki Classical Dictionary)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The poet Hesiod described "Macedon" as a son of Zeus and grandson of Deucalion, thus marking the land and its people as outlying tribes of the Greek world in his view.
The last Antigonid king, Perseus, was defeated in 168 BC by the Romans, who divided the country into four self-governing republics on the model of their own constitution; when this policy failed, they reorganised the territory into the province of Macedonia in 146 BC.
Macedon was divided between the Upper, mountainous regions, and the Lower regions of the Emathian Plain, including the settlements on the Thermaic Gulf.
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 Macedon - beginner-guide-to-online-day-trading.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Macedon (or Macedonia from Greek Μακεδονία; see also List of traditional Greek place names) was the name of an ancient kingdom on the northern edge of ancient Greece, bordering the Greek kingdom of Epirus on the west and the non-Greek state of Thrace to the east.
Demetrius' son Antigonus II (277-239 BC) successfully restored order and prosperity and repelled a Galatian invasion, though he lost control of many of the formerly subjugated Greek city-states.
Under Philip V of Macedon (221–179 BC) and his son Perseus of Macedon (179–168), the kingdom clashed with the rising power of the Roman Republic.
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 Getae - LoveToKnow 1911
Their name first occurs in connexion with the expedition of Darius Hystaspis (555 B.C.) against the Scythians, in the course of which they were brought under his sway, but they regained their freedom on his return to the East.
During the 5th century, they appear as furnishing a contingent of cavalry to Sitalces, king of the Odrysae, in his attack on Perdiccas II., king of Macedon, but the decay of the Odrysian kingdom again left them independent.
of Macedon in 342 reduced the Odrysae to the condition of tributaries, the Getae, fearing that their turn would come next, made overtures to the conqueror.
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Macedon was made up of the gathering of several tribes under the leadership of a single king who kept his authority with the help of his army, and its borders didn't change much during the two centuries we are dealing with until the times of Philip and Alexander the Great.
One of Perdiccas' successors, Amyntas I established good relations with the Athens of Pisistratus, but, under his reign, Macedon was subjected to Persia (Herodotus, Histories, V, 17-21, gives an embellished version of the relations between Amyntas and Darius favoring the Macedonian).
But, when, after the battle of Mantinea in 418, Argos signed a peace treaty with Sparta, Perdiccas, who traced his origins to Argos, was on their side (Thucydides, V, 80), though, by 414, he seemed to be again fighting on the side of the Athenians (Thucydides, VII, 9).
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 Macedonia - Alexander drachm
Phillip II's first wife and the mother of Alexander III "the Great" with significant public popularity due to her connection with these two heroes.
Perdiccas' maneuvers became obvious and there was correspondences between Ptolemy and Antipater that they needed to stop Perdiccas, but Antipater being the father of Perdiccas' wife, could do nothing.
Perdiccas split his forces sending one army to meet Craterus and he led the second army himself against Ptolemy.
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 Philip II of Macedon
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.
In 346 BC, he intervened effectively in the war between Thebes and Phocis, but his war with Athens continued intermittently.
Two years later, in 336 BC, about to embark on an invasion of Persia, Philip was assassinated.
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 Macedon dgun.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Macedonia (region) Macedon (or Macedonia from Greek ; see also List of traditional Greek place names) was the name of an ancient kingdom on the northern edge of ancient Greece, bordering the Greek kingdom of Epirus on the west and the non-Greek state of Thrace to the east.
According to ancient Greek mythology, Macedon - ancient Greek Makedōn, poetic Makēdōn - was the name of the first phylarch (tribal chief) of the Makedónes, the part of the Makednoí tribe which initially settled western, southern and central Macedonia and founded the kingdom of Macedon.
Its recorded history began with the emergence of the ancient kingdom of Macedon in what is now the Greek part of Macedonia and the neighbouring Bitola district in the south of today's Republic of Macedonia.
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 Philip of Macedon
The Thracians were already in possession of eastern Macedonia, the strongest Greek military power of Thebes continuously intervened in the internal Macedonian politics, the Greeks colonies on the edge of Macedonia, particularly Olynthus, were obstacle to Macedonia's economy and presented a military danger, and the invasions of the Illyrians put north-western Macedonia under their occupation.
Philip II was a hostage of the Greeks at Thebes, between 368 and 365 BC.
Perdiccas and Meleager were murdered, Antigonus rose to control most of Asia, but his growth of power brought the other Macedonian generals in coalition against him.
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 Ancient Macedonian
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.
This contrasts with: the ubiquitous city-states with their more-or-less democratic institutions; the de facto monarchy of tyrants, in which heredity was usually more of an ambition rather than the accepted rule; and the limited, predominantly military and sacerdotal, power of the twin hereditary Spartan kings.
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.
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 Macedonia FAQ: Philip II of Macedonia
Philip II of Macedonia (382-336 BC), king of Macedonia (359-336 BC), son of Amyntas II and Eurydice was born in Pella, the capital of ancient Macedonia.
During his childhood he saw the Macedonian kingdom disintegrating while his elder brothers Alexander II and Perdiccas III, fought unsuccessfully against insubordination of their regional vassal princes, continuous attacks by the northern Greek city Thebes, and invasion by the Illyrians of the northwest frontier.
Philip II was a hostage in Thebes, from 370 BC to 360 BC.
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 Ancient History Sourcebook: Justin (3rd Cent CE): The Beginning of Philip of Macedon's Reign, c. 359-352 BCE
Philip II of Macedon (reigned 359 to 336 B.C.) took a faction-rent, semi-civilized country of quarrelsome landed nobles and boorish peasants, and made it into an invincible military power.
Alexander II [King of Macedon] at the very beginning of his reign purchased peace from the Illyrians [the peoples north and west of Macedon] with a sum of money, giving his brother Philip as a hostage.
Horrible, indeed, it was that children should have been deprived of life to gratify the passion of a mother---whom a regard for those very children had saved from the reward for her crimes.
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 Macedonia - United Macedonians Organization of Canada
The Spartans, upset with Perdiccas, were preparing to attack from the south and the fierce Illyrian mercenaries were loose in his kingdom.
Perdiccas died a year later and was succeeded by his son Archelaus in 413 BC.
Alexander II died in the spring of 367 BC and the rule of Macedonia was passed on to Ptolemy.
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 Macedonia FAQ: A Concise History of Macedonia
Alexander’s son Perdiccas II (453-413 BC) worked on starting a war between the Athens maritime power and Sparta which lead the Peloponnesian League (Thucyd.Pel.I.57), and initiated the creation of an Olynthian league from the Greek colonies neighboring Macedonia on Chalcidice, for a war against Athens (Thucyd.I.58).
During the Peloponnesian War, Perdiccas II is one moment on the side of Athens and the next on the side of Sparta, depending of Macedonia’s best interests, not wanting either of them to become too powerful, while keeping its country’s sovereignty at the expense of the Greek quarrel.
But Perdiccas III was killed with his Macedonian soldiers in a battle with the Illyrians, and Amyntas' third son, Philip II (later the Great) now became the next Macedonian king.
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 macancfi2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
On his accession (perhaps initially as regent for his nephew, Amyntas) his priority was to save Macedon from dismemberment by hostile powers, poised for the kill; and from the outset he displayed a genius for compromise and intrigue.
The Athenians, who backed a pretender (Argaeus) were defeated in a skirmish near Aegae but wooed by the return of their prisoners (and by his hints that he would recognize their claims to Amphipolis).
He was interred at Aegae (many believe, in the splendid barrel-vaulted Tomb II in the Great Tumulus of Vergina), leaving his kingdom a military and economic giant but internally almost as distracted as it had been at his accession.
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 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’.
Perdiccas II, B.C. There are various, mostly uninscribed, Macedonian coins of Phoenician weight, with types resembling those here assigned to Alexander I, but of more recent style, which probably belong to the reign of Perdiccas.
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 The Ultimate Macedon Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
Under King Philip II of Macedon (359–336 BC), Macedon expanded to incorporate an area including what is currently the Monastir (now Bitola) and Gevgelija districts of what is now the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
In the 9th and 10th centuries the Byzantines contested for Macedonia with the Bulgars, whose chief Krum (802–814) controlled central Macedonia, and were pushed back to the coastal region under the brief empire of Simeon I of Bulgaria (893–927).
Byzantine rule revived in western Macedonia under Emperor Basil II; from 1014 Greek domination was established for a century and a half.
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