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Nearchus leads the Macedonian fleet back to Susa.
ves a group of 30,000 Persian youths, dressed in Macedonian fashion.
The Macedonian soldiers go to see Alexander, while he lies dying.
After violent disputes, the Macedonians agree to appoint Perdiccas
Philippus Arrhidaeus becomes king of the Macedonians.
The Macedonians discuss plans for the funeral of Alexander.
The Macedonians appoint satraps to govern the provinces of their empi
Athens decides to start a war against Macedonia.
ades some Peloponnesian cities to join in the war against Macedonia.
success of Leosthenes as Athenian general against the Macedonians.
ans not to invade Boeotia, and defeats the Macedonians near Rhamnus.
Leonnatus joins the Macedonian army in Thessaly, but he is killed in
leitus, the commander of the Macedonian fleet, decisively defeats the
Craterus brings another Macedonian army to join Antipater in Thessaly
The Macedonians defeat the Greek army near Crannon in Thessaly.
other Greek states come to terms separately with the Macedonians.
urrender to Antipater, and a Macedonian garrison is installed in Muny
an outstanding orator and a determined opponent of the Macedonians.
The Macedonian leaders meet at Triparadeisus; Antipater is appointed
Asia to Antigonus, and returns to Macedonia with the royal family.
gonus sends Leonidas to lead some mutinous troops back to Macedonia.
mades is sent as an envoy to Macedonia, and is put to death together
Polyperchon invites Olympias to return to Macedonia.
appoint Eumenes to be commander of the Macedonian forces in Asia.
Cassander invades Macedonia and expels Polyperchon.
Polyperchon reoccupies Macedonia with help from Olympias, and capture
Olympias massacres her opponents in Macedonia.
Sandracottus frees India from Macedonian control.
henian decree, in honour of Asander, the Macedonian satrap of Caria.
olyperchon sets up Heracles as a pretender to the Macedonian throne.
Ophellas, the Macedonian governor of Cyrene, brings an army to help
The Macedonian garrison leaves Eretria.
Olympiodorus recaptures the Peiraeus from the Macedonians.
_12.9.212, an Eretrian decree in honour of Arrhidaeus, a Macedonian.
Pyrrhus intervenes in Macedonia, to help Alexander against his brothe
murders Alexander, expels Antipater, and becomes king of Macedonia.
Olympic victor in the stadion race: Antigonus of Macedonia
refuses invitations to travel to the courts of Macedonia and Egypt.
Pyrrhus invades Macedonia, but is driven out by Demetrius.
Olympic victor in the stadion race: Antigonus of Macedonia (II)
army deserts to Pyrrhus, and Demetrius loses control of Macedonia.
The partition of Macedonia between Pyrrhus and Lysimachus.
captures the Museium, and frees Athens from its Macedonian garrison.
Lysimachus expels Pyrrhus from Macedonia.
Eleusis, and Olympiodorus defends it against a Macedonian attack.
Ariarathes II expels the Macedonians and regains control of Cappadoci
Ceraunus assassinates Seleucus and makes himself king of Macedonia.
Ceraunus and gets help from Macedonia for his expedition to Italy.
The Gauls invade Macedonia; Ptolemy Ceraunus rejects an offer
efeated and killed by the Gauls; Meleager is made king of Macedonia.
Antipater "Etesias" replaces Meleager as king of Macedonia.
laims himself general of the Macedonians, but avoids the title of kin
Sosthenes, which is followed by two years of anarchy in Macedonia.
Antigonus Gonatas defeats Antipater and becomes king of Macedonia.
and Alexander of Aetolia to Macedonia, at the time of his marriage
Pyrrhus invades Macedonia.
Pyrrhus defeats Antigonus and wins over the Macedonian army.
Olympic victor in the stadion race: Seleucus of Macedonia
in honour of ephebes who served in the war against the Macedonians.
Alexander of Epirus invades Macedonia, but is defeated by Demetrius,
ratus breaks a truce with the Macedonians by attacking the Peiraeus.
The Aetolian and Achaean leagues form an alliance against Macedonia.
Aratus is defeated by the Macedonian general Bithys at Phylacia.
The Dardani invade Macedonia and defeat Demetrius.
The Macedonian garrison is persuaded to abandon the Peiraeus.
Antigonus Doson officially assumes the title of king of Macedonia.
The Macedonians recall Antigonus because of an Illyrian invasion.
ors to seek aid from their allies, including Philippus of Macedonia.
alliance is agreed between Hannibal and Philippus of Macedonia.
The Romans relieve Apollonia; start of the First Macedonian War.
ippus is forced to return to Macedonia after receiving news of an inv
General descriptions of the First Macedonian War.
between the Romans and Philippus; end of the First Macedonian War.
Rhodes are defeated by the Macedonians at Lade, but win another bat
declare war on Philippus; the start of the Second Macedonian War.
Sulpicius crosses over to Macedonia with a Roman army.
Villius arrives in Macedonia to take over command of the Roman army.
consuls leave for their provinces in Cisalpine Gaul and Macedonia.
The Macedonians gain control of Argos.
on the course of the Second Macedonian War, and the role of the vari
peace terms with Philippus; the end of the Second Macedonian War.
after the assassination of the Macedonian sympathizer Brachylles.
Demetrius returns to Macedonia.
Philippus sends colonists from central Macedonia to Emathia.
Perseus accuses Demetrius of plotting to become king of Macedonia.
in_75, containing regulations on discipline in the Macedonian army.
The Thracian king Abrupolis invades Macedonia.
renews the alliance between Macedonia and Rome, and is officially
Roman embassy returns from Macedonia and reports on Perseus' polici
reports on contacts between the Carthaginians and the Macedonians.
the situation in Greece and Macedonia, and supports the accusations
what line to take in the imminent war between Rome and Macedonia.
Cassius attempts to march on Macedonia through Illyria.
to his winter quarters in Macedonia; and Cotys returns to Thrace.
Rhodians agree to release their Macedonian prisoners for a ransom.
Hostilius attempts to invade Macedonia by a mountain route.
report back to the senate on the conduct of the war in Macedonia.
Philippus penetrates into Macedonia.
alleged contacts between the Macedonians and Cydas, an officer of Eum
Paullus is assigned Macedonia as his province immediately after his
Legates from Macedonia return to Rome at evening time.
The legates from Macedonia appear before the senate; Paullus makes
Paullus leaves for Macedonia, after celebrating the Feriae Latinae.
The Macedonian fleet sails into the Aegean, and surprises a convoy
Nasica defeats the Macedonian garrison at Pythium.
unsubstantiated rumour about victory in Macedonia spreads at Rome.
The Macedonian fleet withdraws to Cassandreia after receiving news
war between Rome and Perseus, and the Roman conquest of Macedonia.
ans; the end of the war against Perseus, the last king of Macedonia.
aullus rewards Q.Tubero with some silver from the Macedonian spoils.
senate sends out ten envoys to oversee the settlement of Macedonia.
oys announce the division of Macedonia into four independent states.
proves his courage while hunting in the royal parks of Macedonia.
sits Rome, and congratulates the senate on the victory in Macedonia.
The mines in Macedonia are reopened.
The prosperous condition of Macedonia under the republics.
Andriscus gains control of Macedonia.
Metellus captures Andriscus; end of the rebellion in Macedonia.
Africa, Mauretania, and Macedonia, urging other states to join
Macedonia is organized into a Roman province.
Metellus, who brings back some statues by Lysippus from Macedonia.
ellius defeats and kills another pretender to the Macedonian throne.
lanus guilty of extortion in Macedonia, and Silanus commits suicide.
Valarsaces defeats the Macedonians, and strengthens the kingdom of
The Romans defeat a band of Thracians in Macedonia.
their king Sothinus, invade Macedonia, but are forced back by C.Sent
Profiteering by C.Sentius, the Roman governor of Macedonia.
order Bruttius to return to Macedonia, leaving Sulla to fight agains
cathias and Taxiles, the generals of Mithridates, overrun Macedonia.
The Thracians invade Macedonia again.
Flaccus marches through Macedonia after being appointed by the senate
Cn.Dolabella celebrates a triumph, for his victories in Macedonia.
his legate Fonteius defend Macedonia against raids from the Thracia
on a charge of extortion in Macedonia; he is defended by Hortensius,
Appius Claudius falls ill and dies while fighting in Macedonia.
elf and his soldiers while serving as military tribune in Macedonia.
loys a stratagem to prevent the desertion of his Macedonian cavalry.
C.Antonius, as governor of Macedonia, fights unsuccessfully against
Plancius and Sestius serve under Antonius in Macedonia.
runaway slaves at Thurii, on his way to the province of Macedonia.
the consuls the provinces of Macedonia and Cilicia (later changed to
C.Octavius dies while travelling home to Rome from Macedonia.
Cicero crosses over from Italy to Macedonia.
Cn.Plancius, as quaestor in Macedonia, welcomes and protects Cicero.
sul, plunders the province of Macedonia, and loses part of his army.
commits further outrages in Macedonia, after hearing that he is abou
Piso returns from Macedonia to Rome.
Cic:Pis, Cicero's speech condemning Piso's conduct in Macedonia.
m_13.40, a letter from Cicero to Q.Ancharius, governor of Macedonia.
gathers reinforcements in Macedonia from many of the Roman provinc
ius sends his troops into winter quarters in Thessaly and Macedonia.
Scipio arrives in Macedonia and fights against Cassius and Longinus,
given command of the army in Macedonia, and summons it back to Brundi
Brutus seizes control of Macedonia.
is assigned to Dolabella, Macedonia to Antonius, Crete to Brutus,
10, a speech of Cicero about the successes of M.Brutus in Macedonia.
Saxa and Norbanus occupy Macedonia with the advance forces of the tri
and Octavianus sail with their army from Brundisium to Macedonia.
The triumph of Censorinus, from Macedonia.
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