Philip II


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Philip II 1

382-336 bc.
King of Macedon (359-336) who defeated a Greek coalition at Chaeronea (338) and achieved a peace settlement in which all the states except Sparta participated. He was succeeded by his son Alexander the Great.

Philip II 2

1527-1598.
King of Spain (1556-1598), of Naples and Sicily (1554-1598), and of Portugal (1580-1598) as Philip I. His reign was marked by colonization of the Philippine Islands (which were named for him) and the defeat of the Spanish Armada (1588) after an unsuccessful attempt to invade England.

Philip II

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1. (Biography) 382–336 bc, king of Macedonia (359–336); the father of Alexander the Great
2. (Biography) known as Philip Augustus. 1165–1223, Capetian king of France (1180–1223); set out on the Third Crusade with Richard I of England (1190)
3. (Biography) 1527–98, king of Spain (1556–98) and, as Philip I, king of Portugal (1580–98); the husband of Mary I of England (1554–58). He championed the Counter-Reformation, sending the Armada against England (1588)
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Noun1.Philip II - son of Louis VII whose reign as king of France saw wars with the English that regained control of Normandy and Anjou and most of Poitou (1165-1223)Philip II - son of Louis VII whose reign as king of France saw wars with the English that regained control of Normandy and Anjou and most of Poitou (1165-1223)
2.Philip II - king of ancient Macedonia and father of Alexander the Great (382-336 BC)
3.Philip II - king of Spain and Portugal and husband of Mary I; he supported the Counter Reformation and sent the Spanish Armada to invade England (1527-1598)
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So likewise the witch Duessa is both Papal Falsehood and Mary Queen of Scots; Prince Arthur both Magnificence and (with sorry inappropriateness) the Earl of Leicester; and others of the characters stand with more or less consistency for such actual persons as Philip II of Spain, Henry IV of France, and Spenser's chief, Lord Grey.
1588: The Spanish Armada, sent by Philip II in an attempt to invade England, was sighted off Cornwall.
The reign of King Philip II of Spain [1556-1598] defined an age.
The Council of the Indies in Madrid even suggested to Philip II that he give up the Philippines in favor of Brazil.
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The author said that his book outlines a comprehensive history of land ownership in the country citing historical notes dating back to the time of King Philip II when the country was colonized by Spain.
urged his fellow Athenians to fight the growing threat from King Philip II of Macedon.
The topics include being the Count of Nassau, the division of sovereign identity in Philip II of Spain's lost portrait gallery at El Pardo, the iconography of the tabbaard and the sense of tradition in Dutch 17th-century portraiture, the location of value in 17th-century painting, women holding handkerchiefs in 17th-century Dutch portraits, Nicolaes Maes and the cultural context of late-17th-century Dutch portraiture.
Indeed, Hades looks exactly like portraits of Philip II, the father of Alexander.
The Philip II special surgery hospital from Skopje received the best hospital award while Dr Zan Mitrev was declared best health manager at this year's Health and Wellness Tourism Summit of Leaders held in Stresa, Italy, on 1-4 July.
The FAW pointed the finger at Macedonian authorities for allowing the incident to happen at the Philip II Arena, but will not carry out a review as they feel the responsibility lay with their counterparts in Skopje.
Fans heading to the Balkans will pay just PS6 for a brief for the match in the National Arena Philip II.