One hundred eighty-three words, nearly a full page of the manuscript, portray Philip on three campaigns: against Methoni, against Byzantium, and, amidst a description of his talents and character, against Athens. Though this text resurfaced briefly, and obscurely, in 1838, its importance for Philip and for Byzantine scholarship has never been examined. Brad L. Cook describes the contents of the Philip epitome, translates it and compares it to ancient tradition.
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