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Episode 3.5(11) – The Sacred War

An attempt by Thebes to use the Amphictyonic League as a cudgel to punish Phokis kicked off an exhausting decade long war that involved all of Greece. It also provided Philip II and Macedon the ability to interfere and confirmed Macedon as the dominant power in Greece. The podcast is now available on most providers including Apple, Google, Spotify and Stitcher. However, you can also view it below or watch it on YouTube (provided below). If you subscribe on YouTube, make sure …

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Episode 3.4(10) – The rise of Macedonia

After stabilizing the situation following the death of his brother Perdikkas III, Philip II engineered his rise to the throne. The next year he started a remarkable five year run that totally flipped Macedon’s strategic situation – uniting his Kingdom, creating the new Macedonian military machine and emerging as the strongest power in Greece. The …

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Episode 3.3(9) – A Kingdom in peril

In 364 BC, Philip returned to the court of his brother Perdikkas III. Five years later came the great Illyrian disaster with the King killed along with 4,000 of his men. As regent for his nephew Amyntas IV it was up to Philip to prevent the total collapse of Macedonia. The podcast is now available on most providers including Apple, Google, Spotify and Stitcher. However, you can also view it below or watch it on YouTube (provided below). If you subscribe on …

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