4 edition of Philip II found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Geoffrey Parker.|
|Series||The Library of world biography|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 234 p. :|
|Number of Pages||234|
This book is a study in depth of the rise to power of Macedonia under the astute leadership of Philip II, whose diplomatic adroitness and military skill paved the way for the career of his son and heir, Alexander the Great. J. by: Study Confirms Remains as Philip II of Macedon The tomb was one of three excavated from the same mound in the late s by Greek archaeologist Manolis Andronikos. This tomb, known as Tomb II, had been intact, and it contained silver and bronze vessels, gold wreaths, weapons, armor, and two gold larnakes, or caskets.
Philip II of Macedonia (– BCE), unifier of Greece, author of Greece’s first federal constitution, founder of the first territorial state with a centralized administrative structure in Europe, forger of the first Western national army, first great general of the Greek imperial age, strategic and tactical genius, and military reformer who revolutionized warfare in Greece and . Synopsis. King Philip II of Spain, also known as Philip the Prudent, ruled one of the world's largest empires. His reign as Spain's king began the Golden Age, a .
Book Description. Any assessment of Philip II's rule assumes the appearance of a paradox. In analysing the nature and impact of Philip II's rule and government, the author seeks to examine the extent of the changes in royal finance, the economic and social issues, the impact of religion -- both within Spain and throughout its Empire -- and the aims and motives behind the king's . Commentary (Spanish) by Martín González, Juan J.; Ruiz Asencio, José M. Limited Edition: copies Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document, Prayer Book of Philip II: the facsimile attempts to replicate the look-and-feel and physical features of the original document; pages are trimmed according to the original format; the binding might not be consistent with .
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A vast archive of documents, unread since the sixteenth century, revises the portrait of Spain’s best-known king Philip II is not only the most famous king in Spanish history, but one of the most famous monarchs in English history: the man who married Mary Tudor and later launched the Spanish Armada against her sister Elizabeth I/5(30).
The book gives a good overview on Philip Philip II book numerous wives and children (he was married 4 times and some of his children were stillborn).
It also allows one to understand the period under which the Netherlands was ruled by the Spanish as well as of the "taming" of the New World, as well as the aftermath of the Armada disaster/5(3).
Philip II was born onin Valladolid, was the son of Charles V—the reigning Holy Roman emperor—and Isabella of was prepared to succeed Charles almost from birth. As a child, Philip sometimes received secret memoranda from his father reminding him of the responsibility he bore as his father’s successor and warning.
Philip II of Spain (Spanish: Felipe II; 21 May – 13 September ), called "the Prudent" (el Prudente), was King of Spain (–98), King of Portugal (–98, as Philip I, Filipe I), King of Naples and Sicily (both from ), and jure uxoris King of England and Ireland (during his marriage to Queen Mary I from –58).
He was also Duke of Milan. Philip III, –, king of Spain, Naples, and Sicily (–) and, as Philip II, king of Portugal (–); son and successor of Philip II of Spain. He was as pious as his father, but lacked his intelligence and capacity for work.
Preferring to pursue his own pleasure, Philip left the actual government to his favorite. Philip II book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.
Walsh's greatest book--about Europe's most powerful king ever. But more, i /5. Philip II [the second] and the sacred war. John Buckler. Brill Archive, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book Philip II and the Sacred War, Volumes John Buckler No preview available - The Spiritual Legacy of Hans Denck Hans Denck No preview available.
“The Grand Strategy of Philip II, in short, is a grand triumph.”—Sara T. Nalle, Journal of Modern History “This wise, absorbing and sumptuously produced book helps us to view the busy, anxious king with more understanding of the frustrations and stresses which the powerful face in every age.”—Diarmaid MacCulloch, Church Times.
William Thomas Walsh was born in at Waterbury, Connecticut, and was a well-known historian, educator and author. His Spanish historical biographies on Isabella of Spain and Philip II have been internationally recognized and translated into Spanish, along with Saint Teresa of Avila and Characters of the is also the author of the concise, popular Our Lady of.
Philip II, byname Philip of Macedon, (born bce —diedAegae [now Vergina, Greece]), 18th king of Macedonia (– bce), who restored internal peace to his country and by had gained domination over all of Greece by military and diplomatic means, thus laying the foundations for its expansion under his son Alexander III the Great.
Early life and accession. The author also inquires into the king’s influences, motives, and aims, and in particular his turbulent, unraveling relationship with Alexander, which may have ended in murder.
Philip became in many ways the first modern regent of the ancient world, and this book places him where he properly belongs: firmly at the center stage of Greek : Yale University Press.
Philip II has always been at the center of Parker’s remarkably broad and diverse body of scholarship, which includes a brief biography of Philip () and a detailed study of Philip’s diplomacy and war making, The Grand Strategy of Philip II ().
His new biography builds upon these earlier works, but it also incorporates much new Author: Ehoward. Richly illuminated with 45 miniatures embellished with gold, the Book of Hours of Philip II is a precious codex that was created in the scriptorium of the Real Monasterio de El Escorial, where the manuscript is still relevance of the manuscript resides in its content, which includes devotional texts written for the royal house of Philip II and especially in the elegant.
View the profiles of people named King Philip II. Join Facebook to connect with King Philip II and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power. In general, Philip II of Spain has not fared well at the hands of historians: he is often represented as a somber, Machiavellian figure, the famed ""black spider"" working night and day to expand the Spanish Empire and to reimpose Catholicism on a European continent split by the Reformation.
Although there is some truth to this portrait of Philip, Geoffrey Parker's biographical study. Philip II of Spain s Queen Elizabeth I has become my biggest enemy. Her support of the Dutch going against the Spanish empire and actions that Sea Dogs have taken against Spanish treasure ships is uncalled for.
Also, Queen Elizabeth 1 has knighted a pirate who should have been punished severely. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Walsh, William Thomas, Philip II. London, New York, Sheed & Ward, (OCoLC) Named Person. Get this from a library.
Philip II. [Patrick Williams] -- "Four hundred years after his death, Philip II remains one of the most controversial figures in history, admired and reviled in equal measure. He is a figure of global importance, the first ruler on. Philip II is not a book of dry historical facts; it is rather history and biography at their very best, pulsating with living people, struggling to achieve their aims.
it is nothing short of a fast~moving, panoramic, epochal story of the 16th century. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Philip II: () by William Thomas Walsh at Barnes & Noble.
FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be :. Book of Hours of Philip II. The book of hours owned by the Spanish King Philip II impresses with wonderful, stylish miniatures that are perfectly executed artistically and a rich, creative design of the pages of text and imagery.
Philip II, the significant Spanish King and builder of the royal monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial commissioned the private devotional book, which .Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this The Grand Strategy of Philip II study guide and get instant access to the following.
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