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The Politics of the Babylon Settlement

A. B. Bosworth

in The Legacy of Alexander: Politics, Warfare, and Propaganda under the Successors

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198153061
eISBN:
9780191715204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153061.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

No previous event in Macedonian history was anything like as turbulant as the Babylon Settlement. There had been succession crises aplenty, but all had been significantly different. Reigning kings ... More


Macedonian Numbers at the Death of Alexander the Great

A. B. Bosworth

in The Legacy of Alexander: Politics, Warfare, and Propaganda under the Successors

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198153061
eISBN:
9780191715204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198153061.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Few events are as important and contentious as the demographic effect resulting from Alexander's conquests. It is accepted that Macedonia was far weaker by the end of the 3rd century than had been ... More


Ptolemy and the Will of Alexander

Brian Bosworth

in Alexander the Great in Fact and Fiction

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198152873
eISBN:
9780191715136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198152873.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

One of the more enigmatic documents from antiquity is the so-called Liber de Morte, the colourful account of Alexander the Great's death and testament which concludes the extant versions of the ... More


The Rule of the Eurydice’s Sons: Alexander II, Perdiccas III, and Philip II

Elizabeth Donnelly Carney

in Eurydice and the Birth of Macedonian Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190280536
eISBN:
9780190280550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190280536.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the rule of all three of Eurydice’s sons (Alexander II, Perdiccas III, and Philip II), but pays less attention to Philip II because his reign has been discussed in so many ... More


Eurydice and Her Sons

Elizabeth Donnelly Carney

in Eurydice and the Birth of Macedonian Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190280536
eISBN:
9780190280550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190280536.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Our extant sources are full of contradictions and obscurities about Eurydice’s career. I will assess the available evidence relating to a series of questions about her public career and actions. Was ... More


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