Philip of Macedon II
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The paper relates that, although there were several historical figures named Philip of Macedon, Philip of Macedon II is the best known of all of them. The paper explains that he was the king of Macedonia and considered to be the father of Alexander the Great. The paper describes how Philip changed the system of aristocrats in Macedonia, a brilliant move that improved education in the kingdom and also created a new generation of people loyal to Philip. The paper shows how his tactics were brilliant because rather than using brute force, Philip of Macedon II was able to use social skills to bring people to his side.
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