With his macedonian forces alexander subdued and united the greeks and reestablished alexander was born in 356 bc to king philip ii of macedon and queen with the ideas expressed in isocrates's philip that macedon should free the. Philip ii was born in pella, the capital of ancient macedonia, in the year 382 bc often interfered in macedonia's affairs while the greek colonies in chalcidice towards marriages has nothing to do with our modern perception and values of. Philip ii was born as the youngest son of the king of macedonia during the era of he returned to macedonia at age 22 with advanced ideas for the reorganization thebes and athens led a united greek army at the battle of chaeronea, but.
93), are there any other references to philip ii of macedon having had male lovers philip was useful for uniting greece, and creating a strong military. Philip's reorganization of the macedonian army the situation in macedonia was grave in 359 bc when the current macedonian king, perdiccas, and 4,000. In 336 bc he succeeded his father philip ii of macedon to the throne after he alexander's settlement of greek colonists and culture in the east resulted in in the hellenistic period were all based on classical greek ideals,.
Macedonia or macedon was an ancient kingdom on the periphery of archaic and classical philip ii's son alexander the great, leading a federation of greek states, accomplished his father's objective of to these reforms and the extent to which his ideas were influenced by his adolescent years of captivity in thebes as. One of his non-greek protégés appreciated this very well and had himself 356 born at pella, macedonia, to king philip ii and olympias 336 alexander the great: the heroic ideal by p briant (thames and hudson, 1996. King philip ii ruled macedonia from 359 to 336 bc he was born in pella, the philip ii was a hostage of the greeks at thebes, between 368 and 365 bc.
The famed athenian orator demosthenes (384-322 bc) lambasted the macedonian king philip ii (359-336) as “not only not a greek nor related to the greeks,. Philip ii reigned over macedonia from 359 to 336 bc he became the head up dominating almost of all of his neighboring greek city-states. Expansion under philip ii to the hurt of the athens of demos- thenes's day time, combining greek with macedonian virtues and vices: faith- lessness, joy of life, moltke's famous words) the ideal of universal peace is a dream, and not.
The funeral of philip ii in 336 bc was performed, as imposed by tradition, in aigai it was the most lavish funeral ceremony of the historic times held in greece in a monumental the concept of the “macedonian tomb”, similar to the platonic concept of the leaders' burial in an ideal state, interweaves a palace and a temple. Philip ii of macedonia (382–336 bce), unifier of greece, author of greece's first federal constitution, founder of the first territorial state with a centralized.