from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- An ancient kingdom of northern Greece originally occupying territory north of Thessaly and northwest of the Aegean Sea. It was the center of a powerful empire under Philip II and his son Alexander the Great and contributed significantly to the spread of Hellenistic civilization. It became the first Roman province in 146 BC.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- proper noun the ancient kingdom of Phillip II and Alexander the Great in the Southeastern Balkans that is now part of Greece, Bulgaria and the former Yugoslavia.
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- proper noun ancient
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- noun the ancient kingdom of Philip II and Alexander the Great in the southeastern Balkans that is now divided among modern Macedonia and Greece and Bulgaria
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Timothy was in Macedon with Paul (2Co 1: 1) on the occasion of Paul's having passed from Ephesus into that country, as recorded, Ac 19: 22;
3: 14, Paul says, "I write, hoping to come unto thee shortly," but on the earlier occasion of his passing from Ephesus to Macedon he had no such expectation, but had planned to spend the summer in Macedon, and the winter in Corinth, (1Co 16: 6).
One of the few criticisms I have is that initially you are not able to play as the various non-Roman kingdoms, such as Macedon, Carthage, Egypt, or Gaul.
Or how came their "Macedon" decked with our stars?
Incidentally, the correct English term for Makedonija is "Macedon", as in the Bible and Shakespeare.
(Or, equally, "Macedon" as per really correct English.)
A revision, the authorial equivalent of a director's cut and retitled 'Alexander of Macedon,' was published in 1991.
Sure, like Rock Hudson, Alexander of Macedon, Gaius Iulius Caesar, James Dean, and Montgomery Clift. perhaps because of late development, “pretty” features,
Philip gained control over these lands for Macedon, while Alexander confirmed his power there in an early campaign in 335.
Revisionist professors, Hollywood turkeys, even the pacifist spirit of our age cannot wither the incomparable mystique and terrifying glamour of Alexander of Macedon.