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

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

by James R. Ashley

Hardcover(Library Binding)

$65.00

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786404070
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 09/01/1998
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 6.32(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.29(d)

About the Author

Writer James R. Ashley worked for 21 years in various aspects of the banking industry. He now writes full-time in Racine, Wisconsin.

Table of Contents

List of Maps by Subjectix
Preface1
Introduction5
Part IAncient Warfare
1.The Armies13
Athens15
Boeotia16
Illyria17
India18
Macedonia22
Persia55
Phocia64
Scythia65
Sparta67
Thessaly71
Thrace71
2.Siege Operations73
3.Logistics80
4.Naval Operations83
The Trireme83
Naval Tactics86
Athenian Navy87
Macedonian Navy91
Persian Navy104
Part IIThe Reign of Philip II
5.Campaigns of Philip II111
Illyria111
Third Sacred War115
The Macedonian Coast126
Chalcidice126
Thessaly130
Thrace133
Epirus144
Euboea145
Scythia148
Fourth Sacred War149
Phocis151
Peloponnesus158
Asia Minor160
Part IIICampaigns of Alexander the Great
6.Greece165
Thessaly165
The Balkans166
Central Greece175
The Peloponnese181
7.The Western Persian Empire184
Asia Minor185
Cilicia219
Phoenicia235
Egypt251
Mesopotamia255
Susiana270
Persis271
Media279
8.The Eastern Persian Empire282
Hyrcania282
Areia285
Drangiana287
Arachosia289
Parapamisadae289
Hindu Kush289
Bactria289
Sogdiana294
Pareitacae302
Scythia303
9.India306
Bajaur309
Swat311
Upper Punjab317
Lower Punjab333
10.The Southern Persian Empire342
Gedrosa342
Carmania351
11.Return to Babylon352
Persis352
Susiana352
Media353
Babylonia355
12.Arabia357
Appendices
A.Peace of Philocrates361
B.Assassination Attempts Against Alexander365
C.Macedonian Army Mutinies369
D.Hephaestion's Funeral374
E.Mileage of Alexander's Campaigns376
F.Alexander's Income and Expenses377
G.Alexander's Funeral Train383
H.Kings and Satraps385
I.Chronology of the Macedonian Empire392
Glossary407
Notes441
Bibliography467
Index471

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