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By the Great Alexander; the Great Alexander, Makedonien König Alexander III; Anson, Edward

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ISBN-13: 9781441113900

ISBN-10: 1441193790

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Alexander the Great's lifestyles and profession are the following tested during the significant matters surrounding his reign. What have been Alexander's final goals? Why did he pursue his personal deification whereas alive? Did he really set the realm in 'a new groove' as has been claimed through a few students? And was once his loss of life ordinary or the results of a murderous conspiracy? all the key topics, prepared as chapters, may be offered in Read more...


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Anab. 3. 26. 2). The soldiers, when the charges were first announced, were moved by the alteration in Philotas’ fortunes from cavalry commander to “damnatum” (Curt. 6. 9. 26). The evidence makes it clear that charging Philotas was entirely up to the king, who at any time could have pardoned him (see Curt. 6. 10. 11). In that initial meeting of the council, Craterus advised Alexander not to pardon him (Curt. 6. 8. 5). The Macedonian monarch clearly had full authority over those accused of serious crimes.

7. 1. 29); a reciprocal oath is not noted. While both states had a tribal migratory history, what accounts for the differences in their constitutional development can only be guessed. Part of the reason for the distinction is that Epirus had a different evolution than did Macedonia. As Hammond himself points out, Epirus remained a pastoral state far longer than did Macedonia, and in Epirus the author claims that herds and pasture lands were held communally (Hammond 1991: 184–5, 188). Another factor may have been the decades of Persian influence in the more eastern territory.

29), and Philip II (Diod. 16. 2. 1), the sons of Amyntas III. The kingship was not a constitutional office in a highly developed state and lacked most of the formality ordinarily associated with royalty. Even the succession process lacked anything like constitutional formality (Carney 1983: 260–72; Mitchell 2007: 61–74). Disputed successions were common with multiple candidates often claiming a royal title through a show of force and often with foreign assistance. Since the succession was tied to membership in the clan and not a particular family, with no express rules for primogeniture, there was no formal process for the creation of regencies for an immature king.

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