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4th-Century BC Women: 4th-Century BC Female Rulers, Wives of Philip II of Macedon, Arsinoe II, Olympias, Berenice I of Egypt, Cleophis Books LLC

4th-Century BC Women: 4th-Century BC Female Rulers, Wives of Philip II of Macedon, Arsinoe II, Olympias, Berenice I of Egypt, Cleophis

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Published August 18th 2011
ISBN : 9781156739495
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30 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 28. Chapters: 4th-century BC female rulers, Wives of Philip II of Macedon, Arsinoe II, Olympias, Berenice I ofMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 28. Chapters: 4th-century BC female rulers, Wives of Philip II of Macedon, Arsinoe II, Olympias, Berenice I of Egypt, Cleophis, Eurydice I of Macedon, Tha s, Stateira II, Eurydice II of Macedon, Thessalonike of Macedon, Cleopatra of Macedon, Artemisia II of Caria, Phila, Aesara, Eurydice of Egypt, Roxana, Campaspe, Cynane, Agnodice, Amastris, Parysatis II, Stratonice of Syria, Drypetis, Cleopatra Eurydice of Macedon, Ada of Caria, Phintys, Deidamia I of Epirus, Barsine, Candace of Mero, Nicaea of Macedon, Cratesipolis, Philaenis, Queen Marcia, Arsinoe of Macedon, Artakama, Amage, Timycha, Arimneste, Didymeia, Apama, Sisygambis, Meda of Odessa, Laodice of Macedonia, Nossis, Athenais, Philinna, Audata, Beroea of Epirus, Nicesipolis, Eurydice of Athens, Phila of Elimeia. Excerpt: Cleophis (Sanskrit: Kripa?) was the mother of Assakenos or Assacanus, the reigning war-leader of the Assakenoi or Assacani people at the time of Alexanders invasion (Curtius). The Assakenoi (Sanskrit Ashvakas: from Ashva = horse) were a free people (Republican) who formed a sub-section of the Kambojas (q.v.) of Paropamisade and lived in parts of Swat and Buner valleys during Alexanders invasion. The habitat of the Assakenoi roughly corresponded to modern Kafirstan (Dr R. K. Mukerjee). Since this region was comparatively more Indo-Aryan than Iranian in language and culture, hence the Assakenoi have been referred to as Indians by Arrian. Their territory stretched as far as Indus on the east with the capital at Massaga (Sanskrit Mashakavati) which was a formidable fortress situated not far to the north of the Malakand Pass. In modern times, it corresponds to Mashkine located between the rivers Panjkora and Kunar about 24 miles from Bajour. The Assakenoi were excellent breeders of horses as well as expert cavalrymen who also rented their cavalry services (as...