The Marshals of Alexander's Empire by Waldemar Heckel

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Книга The Marshals of Alexander's Empire The Marshals of Alexander's Empire Книги Исторические Автор: Waldemar Heckel Год издания: 1993 Формат: pdf Издат.:Routledge Страниц: 444 Размер: 2,9 Mb ISBN: 0415050537 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:The successors of Alexander the nice have been neither his closest neighbors nor his such a lot favorite generals. yet simply because those marshals worked in his shadow, their careers and contributions to Alexander's good fortune were missed through historians, historical and glossy. the first objective of this e-book is to convey them to light.Waldemar Heckel provides an interpretative prosopographical research of greater than one hundred thirty officials who served Alexander the nice. As such, The Marshals of Alexander's Empire is a revision, a continuation and a spread of H. Berve's Das Alexanderreich aup prosopographischer Grunlage, quantity 2 (Munich, 1926). The Marshals of Alexander's Empire presents the 1st complete dialogue in English of the careers of Alexander's Macedonian officials and closest buddies.

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V. 1 (1936), 459, no. 6; Berve ii 203, no. v. ; Hoffmann 209; in Plut. Alex. 4 the MSS. read or ; Kroll, RE x (1919), 101; Berve ii 260–261, no. 520; cf. v. ‘Metron (2)’. 80 Badian, TAPA 91 (1960), 324–338; Goukowsky i 38–41, ii 118–134. Although I agree with Badian that Alexander’s ‘new men’ played an important role in the elimination of Philotas, I cannot agree that (i) Alexander had taken an active role in ‘extricating himself from the stranglehold of Parmenio’s family and adherents’ (329); that (ii) Alexander had been steadily undermining Parmenion’s reputation; that (iii) Dimnos’ conspiracy was fabricated with the destruction of Philotas and, ultimately, of Parmenion in mind.

6); soon afterwards, he was sent ahead to Daskyleion, which he captured and garrisoned (Arr. 2). 47 Upon his return, Alexander sent Parmenion to Magnesia and Tralles 39 The account, and Polyainos’ figure of 10,000 Makedonian troops (accepted by McCoy, AJP 110 [1989], 424), must be treated with caution (cf. 2). 40 Diod. 2. Attalos’ widow (apparently) was then given by her father to Koinos son of Polemokrates (Curt. 30; cf. Arr. 4). 3 332; Berve ii 312–313, no. 626. 41 Diod. 2; Curt. 3. Cf. Edmunds, GRBS 12 (1971), 367.

32 Nor can we say what were Parmenion’s connections with Alexander, Olympias and their supporters. 33 Undoubtedly, Parmenion, who could not himself aspire to the kingship, supported Philip politically with the same enthusiasm as he did militarily. 35 But the assumption—and it is no more than an assumption—that Attalos was of Lower Makedonian origin need not imply the same about Parmenion. 38 Sent ahead with Attalos and Amyntas to prepare for Philip’s invasion (Diod. 8; cf. Trogus, Prol. 41 Some time later, Parmenion captured Gryneion and 32 See Berve ii 393–397, no.

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