Philip II and Alexander the Great : father and son, lives and afterlives /

The careers of Philip II and his son Alexander the Great (III) were interlocked in innumerable ways. This collection of previously unpublished articles looks at the careers and impact of father and son together.

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Other Authors: Carney, Elizabeth Donnelly, 1947-
Ogden, Daniel.
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Language:English
Published:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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Table of Contents:
  • Contributors
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • Part I. Father, Son, and Court
  • 1. The "Pixodarus Affair" Reconsidered Again / Stephen Ruzicka
  • 2. The Bearded King and the Beardless Hero: From Philip II to Alexander the Great / Víctor Alonso Troncoso
  • 3. In the Shadow of His Father: Alexander, Hermolaus, and the Legend of Philip / Sabine Müller
  • 4. Philip's Eurydice in the Philippeum at Olympia / Olga Palagia
  • 5. Putting Women in Their Place: Women in Public under Philip II and Alexander III and the Last Argeads / Elizabeth Carney
  • 6. The Symposia of Philip II and Alexander III of Macedon: The View from Greece / Frances Pownall
  • Part II. Philip and Alexander at War
  • 7. Consensus Strategies under Philip and Alexander: The Revenge Theme / Giuseppe Squillace
  • 8. The Asthetairoi: Macedonia's Hoplites / Edward M. Anson
  • 9. The Argeads and the Phalanx / A. B. Bosworth
  • 10. Scythed Chariots at Gaugamela: A Case Study / Waldemar Heckel and Carolyn Willekes and Graham Wrightson
  • Part III. After Philip and Alexander: Legacy and Legitimation
  • 11. Cassander and the Legacy of Philip II and Alexander III in Diodorus' Library / Franca Landucci Gattinoni
  • 12. The Role of the Argeadai in the Legitimation of the Ptolemaic Dynasty: Rhetoric and Practice / Margarita Lianou
  • 13. Hieronymus of Cardia: Causation and Bias from Alexander to His Successors / Joseph Roisman
  • Part IV. Reception of Father and Son
  • 14. Argead Dunasteia during the Reigns of Philip II and Alexander III: Aristotle Reconsidered / William S. Greenwalt
  • 15. "Worldwide Empire" versus "Glorious Enterprise": Diodorus and Justin on Philip II and Alexander the Great / Ian Worthington
  • 16. "You Should Never Meet Your Heroes ...": Growing Up with Alexander, the Valerius Maximus Way / Diana Spencer
  • 17. His Son's Father? Philip II in the Second Sophistic / Sulochana R. Asirvatham
  • 18. Alexander in the Underworld / Daniel Ogden
  • 19. "And Your Father Sees You": Paternity in Alexander (2004) / Gideon Nisbet
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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