The Macedonian State: The Origins, Institutions, and History by N. G. L. HammondThe Macedonian State: The Origins, Institutions, and History by N. G. L. Hammond

The Macedonian State: The Origins, Institutions, and History

byN. G. L. Hammond

Paperback | July 1, 1986

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In 338 BC Philip II of Macedon established Macedonian rule over Greece; he was succeeded in 336 by his son Alexander the Great, whose conquests in the twelve years that followed reached as far as the Russian steppes, Afghanistan, and the Punjab, and created the Hellenistic world. The study of Macedonia is now a growing point in ancient history. The first ever history of ancient Macedonia has now been completed in three volumes by N. G. L. Hammond, helped by G. T. Griffith and F. W. Walbank. On the basis of that work Professor Hammond now provides in one volume a history ofthe Macedonian state and its institutions both in Europe and in the Hellenistic kingdoms in Asia and Egypt, on which much new light has been shed by epigraphic and archaeological discoveries. Those institutions have had a profound influence on subsequent history. Full references are given to theancient sources of information and to archaeological, numismatic, and epigraphic articles.
N. G. L. Hammond is at Clare College, Cambridge.
Title:The Macedonian State: The Origins, Institutions, and HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:434 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.94 inPublished:July 1, 1986Publisher:Oxford University Press

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Table of Contents

1. The land and the people2. The monarchy and the Temenid Kings3. The Macedonians and their neighbours down to 4524. The organization of the Macedonian State under Temenid rule5. A period of weakness 452-3596. The winning of military supremacy 359-3237. The consolidation and expansion of the Macedonian State 359-3238. Government and ideas in Europe in the period of greatness 359-3239. The Macedonians and the Greeks of the Common Peace10. The Civil War and the splitting of the Macedonian World 323-30411. The wars of the Kings and the division of the Macedonian Kingdom 303-28112. The heirs of strife and the intrusion of foreign powers 281-22113. Philip V's policy in Greece and his war with Rome 221-19614. Macedonia siding with Rome and at war with Rome 196-16715. Institutions of the Macedonian State c. 267-167

Editorial Reviews

'A 1992 reprint as a Clarendon Paperback ... should make an essential study ... more readily available. The brief account of 'sopme Royal Tombs' ... and, even more, 'the women of the royal house' ... ought to be compulsory reading for all.'P. Walcot, Greece and Rome, October 1993