Unformatted text preview: Sparta down in the great battle of Leucta. 6. With Sparta gone, the various cities of the Peloponnese proceded to turn each other into chutney at regular intervals. 7. Thebes tried to conquer Phocis, and the Phocians proceeded to grab Delphi and use the riches there to hire mercenaries in the 340's in a horror called the 2nd Sacred War. 8. So all Greek aspirations, culture, and thought boiled down to the Macedonians ending up with the pie--except that. .. B. Philip's family had always valued Greek culture 1. Philip's grandfather Archelaus had taken in the great Athenian tragic playwright Eurpides (died c. 406) 2. Philip's family went so far as to claim descent from Achilles, as one of Philip's precocious heir Alexander's tutors hammered home by calling Alexander "Achilles" and he himself...
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- Fall '01
- Peloponnesian War, Philip II of Macedon, Battle of Chaeronea, Athenian tragic playwright