Life Of Alexander The Great #84 – Phocion’s Tight Pickle

It’s now looking very likely that Greece is going to become a theater of war between Cassander and Poly. Poly’s letter has pulled the rug out from underneath the most honourable man in Athens – Phocion. He’s 84 and as we’ve seen in earlier episodes, he only accepted the job of oligarch to try to use his long friendship with Antipater to try to damage control the impact on Athens. Which side to choose? PolyP or Cassy? He’s in a tight pickle.

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Life Of Alexander The Great #83 – The Illusion of Freedom

We spend more time talking about the regular propaganda that various successors and kings would come out with over the years regarding Greek freedom and get into a discussion about the illusions we still have today about freedom – ours and other peoples’.

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Life Of Alexander The Great #82 – The Freedom Of The Greeks

It’s now Polyperchon against Antigonus, Cassander and Eumenes. Polyperchon tries to get Olympias to come back to Macedon. He also offers Eumenes the position of Royal General of Asia – Antigonus’ title. Cassander manages to take Piraeus, the port of Athens. Which prompts Polyperchon to do something incredible – offer the Greeks their freedom once again.

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Life Of Alexander The Great #81 – Polyperchon

By the time Antipater got back to Macedon, he was 80 years old, with only a few months to live. When he died, in the late summer of 319, it threw everything once more into chaos. On his deathbed, he passed his title “to Polyperchon”. And thus started the Second War of the Diadochi.

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