- 336 BC)
finds from the tomb of Philip II at Vergina, Macedonia;
quiver, 30d cuirass, and 6d bust of Philip II.
backstamped Montclair, NJ, 6 November 1979.
In a drunken rage and
in view of guests,
Philip raped and
humiliated his page, Pausanias.
During the festive
marriage of the king's daughter,
the vengeful Pausanias
jumped upon the royal carriage
and plunged a knife
into Philip's throat.
Copyright Louis Paul Hennefeld 1983