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- n. king of ancient Macedonia and father of Alexander the Great (382-336 BC)
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Far from being a dull manual for forensic anthropologists, this book is an inspiring, personal, and honest account of the authors 'struggle to "put flesh" on the bones of ancient people, from anonymous bog bodies like Lindow Man and Yde Girl to the rulers of the ancient world, such as Philip II of Macedon, King Midas, and a Carian "princess" who may well be Ada I, adoptive mother of Alexander the Great.
The only unlooted tomb of a Scythian chieftain ever found is yielding evidence that these warlike nomads did not vanish from the eastern European steppes following their defeat by Philip II of Macedon in 339 B.C., as previously believed, but continued to rule the northern fringe of their homeland, gradually adopting the agricultural life-style of their subjects.
Philip II of Macedon left it to the Malians, and Philip V took it from the Ætolians.
Philip II of Macedon to the throne in 336 BC after the King was assassinated, and died thirteen years later at the age of 32.
(10-foot), bronze soldiers, one of them Alexander's father, Philip II of Macedon.
Philip II of Macedon]] and the infamous Epirote princess Olympias, in Pella, Macedon.
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