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Unformatted text preview: The Glory That Was Greece Lecture Outlines Part 4: Hellenistic to Byzantine Greece 1. Alexander and the Spread of Greek Culture Ancient Macedon before the 4th century BCE unstable relatively insignififant before 4 th century weak ties to greek world and other Greeks relationship with other Greeks Madeconian society distinctive culture: dialects burials unmixed wines royal polygamy monarchy = powerful momarchy based on personal allegiance warrior aristocracy loyal to king not to states Philip II of Macedon (ca. 382-336 BCE) family & early years [Dillon 14.25-26]- Son and brothers of kinfs - Spends time with Epimanodnos in Thebes 369 -7 - Becomes king in 360 after death of brother in battles - Expands conrol of NW Aegean reforms [Dillon 14.37-42] goals of reforms : stablilize archaic Macedonian gov and amry influence of Epimandos Macedonian phalanx = longer pears looser ranks changing the warrior aristocracy= he expands the warrior aristocracy takeover of Greece [Dillon 14.27-31] 3rd Sacred War (356- 46 Athens Vs Thebes over Delphi Phillip 2 seides with thebes defeats Athenians backed forces Extends territory south to thermopolia...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course CLA 2100 taught by Professor Marks during the Fall '07 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '07