Philip II of Macedon
Philip II of Macedon (Greek: Φίλιππος Βʹ ὁ Μακεδών, Phílippos II ho Makedṓn; 382–336 BC) was the King (Basileus) of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon from 359 BC until his assassination ...
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Bones Of Philip Of Macedon Identified
The famous "Tomb of Philip" is not after all the tomb in which the remains of the legendary king Philip II of Macedon, father of Alexander the Great, were laid to rest. Another adjacent well-known tom...
Remains of Philip II, father of Alexander the Great, confirmed found
Buried beneath a large mound located in the village of Vergina in northern Greece, an archaeological excavation carried out in 1977 by Greek archaeologists Manolis Andronikos uncovered a spectacular t...
Eurybotas
Eurybotas of Crete was the toxarch of the Cretan archers in the Macedonian army, a position to which he may have been summoned already by Philip II, when he planned his Asiatic campaign. He was kille...
Callias of Chalcis
Callias of Chalcis (Greek: Kαλλίας; fl. 4th century BC), son of Mnesarchus, together with his brother Taurosthenes, succeeded his father in the tyranny of Chalcis, and formed an alliance with Philip o...
Python of Byzantium
Python of Byzantium was an ancient Greek statesman and former student of Isocrates. In 346 BC, he appears to have participated in negotiations at Pella that resulted in the Peace of Philocrates. In 34...
Larnax psilophyta
Larnax psilophyta is a species of plant in the Solanaceae family. It is endemic to Ecuador.
Chaeron of Megalopolis
For other uses, see ChaeronChaeron of Megalopolis was the man who, shortly before the birth of Alexander, 356 BC, was sent by Philip to consult the Delphic oracle about the snake which he had seen wi...
Argaeus II of Macedon
Argaeus II of Macedon (Greek: Ἀργαῖος Βʹ ὁ Μακεδών), was a pretender to the Macedonian crown, who, with the assistance of the Illyrians, expelled King Amyntas III from his dominions in 393 BC and kept...
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For the Megalopolitans
For the Megalopolitans (Ancient Greek: Ὑπὲρ τῶν Μεγαλοπολιτῶν) was one of the first political orations of the prominent Athenian statesman and orator Demosthenes. It was delivered in 352 BC and c...
Philippeion
The Philippeion (Greek: Φιλιππεῖον) in the Altis of Olympia was an Ionic circular memorial in limestone and marble, which contained chryselephantine (ivory and gold) statues of Philip's family; hi...
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Menelaus (son of Amyntas III)
For other uses, see Menelaus of MacedonMenelaus was son of Amyntas III of Macedon by his second wife Gygaea. According to Justin, he was executed by order of his half-brother Philip II during 347 BC a...
Antigenes (general)
Antigenes (in Greek: Aντιγένης; died 316 BC) was a general of Alexander the Great, who also served under Philip II of Macedon, and lost an eye at the siege of Perinthus (340 BC). After the death o...
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Audata
Audata (Ancient Greek Αὐδάτη; ruled c. 359 – 336 ) was an Illyrian princess and later a Macedonian queen when she married Philip II of Macedon in 359 BC. She was the daughter or niece of Bardylli...
Larnax andersonii
Larnax andersonii is a species of plant in the Solanaceae family. It is endemic to Ecuador.
Derveni papyrus
The Derveni papyrus is an ancient Greek papyrus roll that was found in 1962. It is a philosophical treatise that is an allegorical commentary on an Orphic poem, a theogony concerning the birth of the ...
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Parmenion
Parmenion (also Parmenio) (Greek: Παρμενίων; c. 400 – Ecbatana, 330 BC) was a Macedonian general in the service of Philip II of Macedon and Alexander the Great, assassinated on a suspected false...
Hipparchus of Euboea
Hipparchus or Hipparch of Euboea (Greek: Ἵππαρχος; fl. 4th century BC) was one of the warmest partisans of Philip of Macedon, who rewarded him for his zeal by appointing him, together with Automed...
Cleopatra Eurydice of Macedon
Eurydice (Greek: Εὐρυδίκη), born Cleopatra (Greek: Κλεοπάτρα) was a mid-4th century BCE Macedonian noblewoman, niece of Attalus, and last of the seven wives of Philip II of Macedon.
Cleopatra was ...
Ateas
Ateas (ca. 429 BC–339 BC) was described in Greek and Roman sources as the most powerful king of Scythia, who lost his life and empire in the conflict with Philip II of Macedon in 339 BC. His na...