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The Making of a King: Antigonus Gonatas of Macedon and the Greeks

Robin Waterfield

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198853015
eISBN:
9780191887413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853015.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The book is a biography of Antigonus II Gonatas, king of Macedon from 276 to 239, and a history of the Greek mainland in the third century BCE. It falls into two parts. The first part covers the ... More


The Aetolian Rout of the Athenians in 426

David A. Blome

in Greek Warfare beyond the Polis: Defense, Strategy, and the Making of Ancient Federal States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747526
eISBN:
9781501747625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747526.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the Aetolian Rout of the Athenians in 426. In stark contrast to the prevailing practices of their day, the Aetolians developed a sophisticated way of war that complemented, and ... More


Conclusion

David A. Blome

in Greek Warfare beyond the Polis: Defense, Strategy, and the Making of Ancient Federal States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747526
eISBN:
9781501747625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747526.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This concluding chapter identifies the similarities and differences in the defensive activities of the Phocians, Aetolians, Acarnanians, and Arcadians circa 490–362. The tactics of the four ethnos, ... More


Demetrius the Living God

Pat Wheatley and Charlotte Dunn

in Demetrius the Besieger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198836049
eISBN:
9780191873416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836049.003.0023
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses Demetrius Poliorcetes’ activities in the years after he had taken the throne of Macedonia, and offers insight into his ambitions and plans. One unusual event that was of ... More


The Vigor of Confederacies

Robin Waterfield

in The Making of a King: Antigonus Gonatas of Macedon and the Greeks

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198853015
eISBN:
9780191887413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853015.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The chief way in which the Greeks united in the third century in order to be able to offer resistance to Macedon was by forming large federal states. The two greatest of these were based in Achaea ... More


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