Tag: Macedonia

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47 – Alexander the Great

“Seek another kingdom, my son, that may be worthy of your abilities – for Macedonia is too small for you!” -Philip II to Alexander, upon watching the boy tame the wild horse Bucephalus The first of our two-parter on Alexander the Great! Mark it well, because we’re almost at the end of our long study of the ancient Greeks! Featuring…

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46 – Philip II

“Personally I am surprised that none of you, Athenians, is distressed and angry to find that at the beginning of the war our aim was to punish Philip, but at the end it is to escape injury at his hands. But surely it is obvious that he will not stop, unless someone stops him. And is that what we are…