I think the debate raised the main arguments for and against the idea of Eurydice as a
wielder of power. The sources were slanted in the direction of showing Eurydice wielded
power however. I agree that Eurydice was abl
In the Shadow of Olympus Chapter 2
The Land of Macedonia
Macedonia is hemmed in by several mountain ranges, with itself in a somewhat hilly/uneven
area, and can be divided into two historical areas, the Balkans and Greece.
Debate Three Response
Although I do not personally agree with the pro-Philip II group, I think they did a better
job presenting their case and made a more convincing argument. Their argument for the tombs
two-stage construction influe
Research Paper Proposal
Short thesis statement defining the historical problem under review and the particular
methodological approach to it
A working bibliography of at least 8 works of modern scholarship excluding textbooks,
Nicolai, R. "The Place of History in the Ancient World." In A Companion to Greek and Roman
Historiography, J. Marincola, ed. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2007. 13-26.
-Greeks did treat history in the same manner as
Margaret von Bibra
1) What does "doing History" today mean to the Group?
Recording and analyzing actual events after they happen and then comparing them with
alternative sources to ensure validity.
2) What does "doi
The Political Climate of Fourth Century Athens
Discussion of Macedon during its meteoric rise in the reign of Philip II has been
permanently influenced by the rhetoric of the politicians of the period, none more so than th
Borza, E. N. In the Shadow of Olympus: The Emergence of Macedon. Princeton: Princeton University
Press, 1990. 77-97.
Who Were the Macedonians
-Petra pass one possible important route of expansion, with Macedonians migrating north and t
Rhodes, P. J. "The Literary and Epigraphic Evidence to the Roman Conquest." In A
Companion to Ancient Macedonia, J. Roisman and I. Worthington, eds. Malden, MA:
Blackwell, 2010. 24-40.
We have limited
The depiction of politics and oratory during 4th century Athens has been dominated by
discussions of Demosthenes, and many of his speeches are taken as the standard of the
timeframe. Modern scholars, such as Ian Worthing