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Unformatted text preview: -double length of infantry spears Throw spears from horseback, no stirrups invented Philip key to success- diplomacy (divide and conquer) Claims merely wants friendship, balance of terror and mercy “Blood is thicker than water” Marriages cement allies Philip had 7 marriage alliances Son…Alexander Brought unity among Greeks by persuading to battle Persia…common hatred (common alliance) Philip and Eurydice (wife #7) Attalos, Eurydice’s father, boyfriend #1 (bodyguard’s) uncle Pausanias...
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- Spring '08
- History, cement allies Philip, Macedonia- northern Greece, Macedonia Theopompous-barbarian sense, force -mounted troops