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The development of the Macedonian Kingdom from the 7th cent. until 336 BC
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Until its final political union under Philip II (360/59–336 BC), the region of Macedon was the contact zone between the non-Greek, Illyrian tribes on the Adriatic coast to the west (separated from Macedon by mountain ranges), the Thracian tribes to the east, the northern regions as far as the Istrus/Danube, and the Greek poleis to the south (also separated by high mountains). Politically speaking, Macedonia rose within just two generations from being little more than a scarcely-noticed peripheral phenomenon…

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Wittke, A.-M., “The development of the Macedonian Kingdom from the 7th cent. until 336 BC”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 3 : Historical Atlas of the Ancient World, English edition by Christine Salazar (2010). Original German-language edition: Historischer Atlas der antiken Welt. Herausgegeben von Anne-Maria Wittke,Eckhart Olshausen und Richard Szydlak. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 3. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 24 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps3_BNPA104>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20091241



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