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Bylazora
BYLAZORA or VILAZORA was a Paeonian city from the period of early classic antiquity. It is located near the village of Knezhje, which is part of the municipality of Sveti Nikole in the Republic of Macedonia . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Discovery * 3 External links * 4 References HISTORY Polybius
Polybius
tells us: "King Philip V captured Bylazora, the largest town of Paeonia, and very favourably situated for commanding the pass from Dardania to Macedonia: so that by this achievement he was all but entirely freed from any fear of the Dardani, it being no longer easy for them to invade Macedonia, as long as this city gave Philip the command of the pass." In 219 BC, the Dardanians collected their forces for a raid into Macedonia and at that time Bylazora
Bylazora
must already have been in their hands
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Ancient Macedonia
MACEDONIA or MACEDON (/ˈmæsɪˌdɒn/ , Ancient: , Greek : Μακεδονία, Makedonía) was an ancient kingdom on the periphery of Archaic and Classical Greece
Classical Greece
, and later the dominant state of Hellenistic Greece
Hellenistic Greece
. The kingdom was founded and initially ruled by the royal Argead dynasty
Argead dynasty
, which was followed by the Antipatrid and Antigonid dynasties. Home to the ancient Macedonians , the earliest kingdom was centered on the northeastern part of the Greek peninsula , and bordered by Epirus
Epirus
to the west, Paeonia to the north, Thrace
Thrace
to the east and Thessaly
Thessaly
to the south
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Thrace
THRACE (/ˈθreɪs/ ; Modern Greek
Modern Greek
: Θράκη, Thráke; Bulgarian : Тракия, Trakiya; Turkish : Trakya) is a geographical and historical area in southeast Europe
Europe
, now split between Bulgaria
Bulgaria
, Greece
Greece
and Turkey
Turkey
, which is bounded by the Balkan Mountains to the north, the Aegean Sea
Aegean Sea
to the south and the Black Sea
Black Sea
to the east
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Sveti Nikole Municipality
SVETI NIKOLE (Macedonian : Свети Николе ( listen )) is a municipality in eastern Republic of Macedonia . Sveti Nikole is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. Sveti Nikole Municipality is part of the Vardar Statistical Region . CONTENTS * 1 Geography * 2 Demographics * 3 Inhabited places * 4 References * 5 External links GEOGRAPHYThe municipality borders Kumanovo Municipality and Kratovo Municipality to the north, Probištip Municipality to the east, Štip Municipality and Lozovo Municipality to the south, Veles Municipality and Petrovec Municipality to the west. DEMOGRAPHICSSveti Nikole Municipality has 18,497 residents, according to the 2002 Macedonian census
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Titus Livius
TITUS LIVIUS (Classical Latin: ; 64 or 59 BC – AD 12 or 17) – often rendered as LIVY /ˈlɪvi/ in English language
English language
sources – was a Roman historian. He wrote a monumental history of Rome
Rome
and the Roman people – Ab Urbe Condita Libri (Books from the Foundation of the City) – covering the period from the earliest legends of Rome
Rome
before the traditional foundation in 753 BC through the reign of Augustus
Augustus
in Livy's own lifetime. He was on familiar terms with members of the Julio-Claudian dynasty
Julio-Claudian dynasty
, advising Augustus's grandnephew, the future emperor Claudius
Claudius
, as a young man not long before 14 AD in a letter to take up the writing of history
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Philip V Of Macedonia
PHILIP V (Greek : Φίλιππος; 238–179 BC) was King (Basileus ) of the ancient kingdom of Macedonia from 221 to 179 BC. Philip's reign was principally marked by an unsuccessful struggle with the emerging power of the Roman Republic . Philip was attractive and charismatic as a young man. A dashing and courageous warrior, he was inevitably compared to Alexander the Great and was nicknamed beloved of the Hellenes (ἐρώμενος τῶν Ἑλλήνων) because he became, as Polybius put it, "...the beloved of the Hellenes for his charitable inclination"
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Third Macedonian War
The THIRD MACEDONIAN WAR (171–168 BC) was a war fought between the Roman Republic
Roman Republic
and King Perseus of Macedon
Perseus of Macedon
. In 179 BC King Philip V of Macedon
Macedon
died and was succeeded by his ambitious son Perseus. He was anti-Roman and stirred anti-Roman feelings around Macedonia. Tensions escalated and Rome declared war on Macedon. Most of the war was fought in Macedon
Macedon
as well as neighbouring Thessaly, where the Roman troops were stationed. After an inconclusive battle at Callinicus in 171 BC, and several more years of campaigning, Rome decisively defeated the Macedonian forces at the Battle of Pydna in 168 BC, bringing the war to a close
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Perseus Of Macedonia
PERSEUS (Greek : Περσεύς, Perseus; c. 212 – 166 BC) was the last king ( Basileus
Basileus
) of the Antigonid dynasty
Antigonid dynasty
, who ruled the successor state in Macedon
Macedon
created upon the death of Alexander the Great . He also has the distinction of being the last of the line, after losing the Battle of Pydna
Battle of Pydna
on 22 June 168 BC; subsequently Macedon
Macedon
came under Roman rule. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Reign * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links EARLY LIFE Further information: History of Macedonia (ancient kingdom)
History of Macedonia (ancient kingdom)
Perseus was the son of king Philip V of Macedon
Macedon
and a concubine, probably Polycratia of Argos
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Livy
TITUS LIVIUS (Classical Latin: ; 64 or 59 BC – AD 12 or 17) — often rendered as LIVY /ˈlɪvi/ in English language
English language
sources — was a Roman historian. He wrote a monumental history of Rome
Rome
and the Roman people – Ab Urbe Condita Libri (Books from the Foundation of the City) – covering the period from the earliest legends of Rome
Rome
before the traditional foundation in 753 BC through the reign of Augustus
Augustus
in Livy's own lifetime. He was on familiar terms with members of the Julio-Claudian dynasty , advising Augustus's grandnephew, the future emperor Claudius
Claudius
, as a young man not long before 14 AD in a letter to take up the writing of history. Livy
Livy
and Augustus's wife, Livia , were from the same clan in different locations, although not related by blood
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Styberra
PRILEP (Macedonian : Прилеп ( listen )) is the fourth largest city in the Republic of Macedonia . It has a population of 66,246 and is known as "the city under Marko\'s Towers " because of its proximity to the towers of Prince Marko . CONTENTS * 1 Name * 2 Economy * 3 Demographics * 4 History * 5 Culture * 6 Language * 7 Art and Architecture * 8 Geography * 9 Climate * 10 Sports * 11 Notable people * 12 Twin towns – sister cities * 13 References * 14 External links NAME View of Prilep and the surrounding mountains The name of the city comes from the Greek : Πρίλαπος (Prilapos), and in other relevant languages is: * Bulgarian : Прилеп, Prilep * Aromanian : Parleap * Serbo-Croatian : Prilep, Прилеп * Turkish : Pirlepe or Perlepe * Albanian : PërlepECONOMYPrilep is a center for high-quality tobacco and cigarettes and the metal processing, electronics , timber , textiles , and food industries
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Republic Of Macedonia
MACEDONIA (/ˌmæsᵻˈdoʊniə/ ( listen ) mas-i-DOH-nee-ə ; Macedonian : Македонија, tr. Makedonija, IPA: ), officially the REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA (Macedonian: Република Македонија (help ·info ), tr. Republika Makedonija), is a country in the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe
Europe
. It is one of the successor states of the former Yugoslavia
Yugoslavia
, from which it declared independence in 1991
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Roman Republic
The ROMAN REPUBLIC ( Latin
Latin
: Res publica Romana; Classical Latin: ) was the era of ancient Roman civilization beginning with the overthrow of the Roman Kingdom , traditionally dated to 509 BC, and ending in 27 BC with the establishment of the Roman Empire
Roman Empire
. It was during this period that Rome's control expanded from the city\'s immediate surroundings to hegemony over the entire Mediterranean
Mediterranean
world . Roman government was headed by two consuls , elected annually by the citizens and advised by a senate composed of appointed magistrates. As Roman society was very hierarchical by modern standards, the evolution of the Roman government was heavily influenced by the struggle between the patricians , Rome's land-holding aristocracy, who traced their ancestry to the founding of Rome
Rome
, and the plebeians , the far more numerous citizen-commoners
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Dardania (Europe)
DARDANIA (/dɑːrˈdeɪniə/ ; Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek
: Δαρδανία; Latin : Dardania) was a Roman province
Roman province
in the Central Balkans
Balkans
, initially an unofficial region in Moesia
Moesia
(87–284), then a province administratively part of the Diocese of Moesia
Moesia
(293–337). It was named after the ancient tribe of Dardani
Dardani
which inhabited the region prior to the Roman conquests in the 2nd and 1st centuries BC. CONTENTS * 1 Background * 2 Administration * 3 Religion * 4 Economy * 5 Cities and towns * 6 Aftermath * 7 References * 8 Sources * 9 External links BACKGROUNDIt is debated in scholarship whether the Dardani
Dardani
(or Dardanians), after whom the region was named, were an Illyrian or Thracian people
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Polybius
POLYBIUS (/pəˈlɪbiəs/ ; Greek : Πολύβιος, Polýbios; c. 200 – c. 118 BC) was a Greek historian of the Hellenistic period noted for his work, The Histories , which covered the period of 264–146 BC in detail. The work describes the rise of the Roman Republic
Republic
to the status of dominance in the ancient Mediterranean world and includes his eyewitness account of the Sack of Carthage in 146 BC. Polybius
Polybius
is important for his analysis of the mixed constitution or the separation of powers in government, which was influential on Montesquieu 's The Spirit of the Laws and the framers of the United States Constitution
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