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Published: 20 June 2019

168 Pages


ISBN: 9780190280536

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Eurydice and the Birth of Macedonian Power

Elizabeth Donnelly Carney

Women in Antiquity

  • Examines Eurydice (the wife of Amyntas III, the mother of Philip II, and grandmother of Alexander the Great) while avoiding ad feminam arguments
  • Employs recent archaeological evidence including a fascinating tomb attributed to her
  • Examines the nature of her public role as well as the factors that contributed to its expansion and to the expanding power of Macedonia

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