The Macedonian Empire: The Era of Warfare Under Philip II and Alexander the Great, 359-323 B.C.

The Macedonian Empire: The Era of Warfare Under Philip II and Alexander the Great, 359-323 B.C.

by James R. Ashley
     
 

The fact that Alexander the Great was the military genius that he was may, in large part, have been due to the training and example of his father, Philip, whose own military skill has been overshadowed by that of his son. This straightforward and clearly structured book focuses entirely on military matters.See more details below

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The fact that Alexander the Great was the military genius that he was may, in large part, have been due to the training and example of his father, Philip, whose own military skill has been overshadowed by that of his son. This straightforward and clearly structured book focuses entirely on military matters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786419180
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
03/05/2004
Edition description:
ALT
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps by Subject
Preface1
Introduction5
Pt. IAncient Warfare
1The Armies13
2Siege Operations73
3Logistics80
4Naval Operations83
Pt. IIThe Reign of Philip II
5Campaigns of Philip II111
Pt. IIICampaigns of Alexander the Great
6Greece165
7The Western Persian Empire184
8The Eastern Persian Empire282
9India306
10The Southern Persian Empire342
11Return to Babylon352
12Arabia357
APeace of Philocrates361
BAssassination Attempts Against Alexander365
CMacedonian Army Mutinies369
DHephaestion's Funeral374
EMileage of Alexander's Campaigns376
FAlexander's Income and Expenses377
GAlexander's Funeral Train383
HKings and Satraps385
IChronology of the Macedonian Empire392
Glossary407
Notes441
Bibliography467
Index471

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