Peter Green

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Farms and in castles, in homes, studies, and cloisters—where sensible people manage to live relatively lusty and decent lives, as moral as they must be, as free as they may be, and as masterly as they can be. If we only knew it, this elusive arrangement is happiness.
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Peter Green (born 1924) is a British classical scholar.

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  • Macedonia as a whole was tended to remain in isolation from the rest of the Greeks...
    • "Alexander the Great", page 20
  • ...for the first time he (Phillip) started to understand how Macedonia's outdated institutions of feudalism an aristocratic monarchy so despised by the rest of Greece.
    • "Alexander the Great", page 24
  • In less than four years he had transformed Macedonia from a backward and primitive kingdom to one of the most powerful states in the Greek world.
    • "Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C.: A Historical Biography"

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