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Philip V of Macedon by F. W. Walbank

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Published by Archon Books in [Hamden, Conn.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Macedonia,
  • Rome

Subjects:

  • Philip V, of Macedon, 237-179 B.C,
  • Macedonia -- History -- To 168 B.C,
  • Rome -- History -- Republic, 265-30 B.C

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby F. W. Walbank.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDF238.9.P5 W3 1967
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 387 p.
Number of Pages387
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5536226M
LC Control Number67012981

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Frank William Walbank () was a renowned ancient historian and classicist. In this book, which was formed from The Hare Prize Essay for and first published in , Walbank presents a detailed discussion of the reign of Philip V of Macedon. The text was intended to break fresh ground 'with a study of Philip, not solely as a figure in the history of Roman imperialism, but, as far. Youthfulness appears widely in Polybius as something whose failings and weakness can be disadvantageous for a leader, in spite of more positive examples of young men such as Aratus of Sicyon and Scipio Aemilianus. The presentation of the youth of Philip V in Books 4 and 5 is marked by negative expectations focalized from the point of view of various characters, expectations which are however. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Walbank, F.W. (Frank William), Philip V of Macedon. [Hamden, Conn.] Archon Books, Philip V of Macedon: The Hare Prize Essay (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Philip V of Macedon: The Hare Prize Essay Author. Walbank, F. W. Publisher. Cambridge University Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website.

Philip V, (born bc —died , Amphipolis, Macedonia), king of Macedonia from to , whose attempt to extend Macedonian influence throughout Greece resulted in his defeat by Rome. His career is significant mainly as an episode in Rome’s expansion. The son of Demetrius II and his wife Phthia (Chryseis), the young prince was adopted, after his father’s death in , by his half. “This is a fascinating book in which the noted military historian, Richard Gabriel, puts forth a strikingly new idea: that Philip of Macedon, conqueror of Greece and father of Alexander the Great, was a greater soldier, strategist, statesman, tactician, and military genius than his s: COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Philip V of Macedon. Philip V (Greek: Φίλιππος Ε΄) ( BC) was King of Macedon from to BC. Philip's reign was principally marked by an unsuccessful struggle with the emerging power of Rome. Philip was attractive and charismatic as a young man.

Philip of Macedon was one of the extraordinary figures of antiquity. Inheriting a kingdom near collapse, he left to his son Alexander the strongest state in Eastern Europe. He developed new military technology and made Macedonia the greatest power in the Western world. He created a united, multiracial kingdom based on liberal principles--and added to it the resources of a Balkan empire. Ancient Coinage of Macedonia, Kings, Philip V. Philip V, King of Macedonia, BC Browse the Philip V page with thumbnail images. Note: Mamroth references for bronze coins in his article in ZfN (as opposed to his book) are preceded by a B.   Frank William Walbank () was a renowned ancient historian and classicist. In this book, which was formed from The Hare Prize Essay for and first published in , Walbank presents a detailed discussion of the reign of Philip V of Macedon.5/5(1). Philip II of Macedonia is well worth reading and will surely become an authoritative biography of the ancient king." —Dr. J. Boone Bartholomees, Jr., Parameters: US Army War College Quarterly "This is an important book on a remarkably successful king."--Peter Hunt, The Historian.