Theban hegemony
The Theban hegemony lasted from the Theban victory over the Spartans at Leuctra in 371 BC to their defeat of a coalition of Peloponnesian armies at Mantinea in 362 BC, though Thebes sought to maintai...
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Bones Of Philip Of Macedon Identified
The famous "Tomb of Philip" is not after all the tomb in which the remains of the legendary king Philip II of Macedon, father of Alexander the Great, were laid to rest. Another adjacent well-known tom...
Remains of Philip II, father of Alexander the Great, confirmed found
Buried beneath a large mound located in the village of Vergina in northern Greece, an archaeological excavation carried out in 1977 by Greek archaeologists Manolis Andronikos uncovered a spectacular t...
Boeotian War
The Boeotian or Theban War broke out in 378 BCE as the result of a revolt in Thebes against Sparta. The war would last six years.
In 378 BCE a revolt in Thebes led to the assassination of the rul...
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Bones Of Philip Of Macedon Identified
The famous "Tomb of Philip" is not after all the tomb in which the remains of the legendary king Philip II of Macedon, father of Alexander the Great, were laid to rest. Another adjacent well-known tom...
Battle of Cynoscephalae (364 BC)
At the Battle of Cynoscephalae (364 BC), the Theban forces of Pelopidas fought against the Thessalian troops of Alexander of Pherae in a battle in which Pelopidas was killed; nevertheless, the Thebans...
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Karatoulas
Karatoulas (Greek: Καράτουλας) is a village in the municipality of Megalopoli, Arcadia, Greece. It is situated on a hillside in the southwestern foothills of the Mainalo mountains, at about 750 m ...
Battle of Mantinea (362 BC)
The Battle of Mantinea was fought on July 4 362 BC between the Thebans, led by Epaminondas and supported by the Arcadians and the Boeotian league against the Spartans, led by King Agesilaus II and sup...
Chirades
Chirades (Greek: Χιράδες, locally known as Kyrades) is a mountain village in southwestern Arcadia, Greece. It is located in the mountains on the border with Messenia, at about 800 m elevation. It ...
Thebes, Greece
Thebes (/ˈθiːbz/; Ancient Greek: Θῆβαι, Thēbai, [tʰɛ̂ːbai̯]; Modern Greek: Θήβα, Thíva [ˈθiva]) is a city in Boeotia, central Greece. It played an important role in Greek myth, as the site of...
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Alexander II of Macedon
Alexander II of Macedon (Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος Β΄) was king of Macedon in 371–369 BC, following the death of his father Amyntas III.
He was the eldest of the three sons of king Amyntas and Queen Eury...
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Lebadea
Livadeia (Greek: Λιβαδειά Livadeia or Λεβάδεια Levadeia as well as Λειβαδιά Leivadia, [livaˈðʝa]; Ancient: Lebadeia) is a city in central Greece. It is the capital of the regional unit Boeotia. L...
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Phalanx formation
The phalanx (Ancient Greek: φάλαγξ, Modern Greek: φάλαγγα, phālanga; plural phalanxes or phalanges; Ancient and Modern Greek: φάλαγγες, phālanges) is a rectangular mass military formation, usually com...
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Megalopoli Mine
The Megalopoli Mine is a large lignite and coal open-pit mine owned by the Public Power Corporation of Greece that began in the early-1970s after the completion of the Megalopoli Power Plant. It mine...
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Battle of Leuctra
23°5′E / 38.417°N 23.083°E / 38.417; 23.083The Battle of Leuctra (or Leuktra) was a battle fought on July 6, 371 BC, between the Boeotians led by Thebans and the Spartans alo...
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Megalopolis, Greece
Megalopoli (Greek: Μεγαλόπολη) is a town in the southwestern part of the regional unit of Arcadia, southern Greece. It is located in the same site as ancient Megalopolis (Μεγαλόπολις). When it was...
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Pelopidas
Pelopidas (/pəˈlɒpɪdəs/; Greek: Πελοπίδας; died 364 BC) was an important Theban statesman and general in Greece.
He was a member of a distinguished family, and possessed great wealth which he expe...
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Hipparchus of Euboea
Hipparchus or Hipparch of Euboea (Greek: Ἵππαρχος; fl. 4th century BC) was one of the warmest partisans of Philip of Macedon, who rewarded him for his zeal by appointing him, together with Automed...
Coronea
Koroneia (Greek: Κορώνεια, before 1915: Κουτουμουλάς - Koutoumoulas) is a village and a former municipality in Boeotia, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipalit...
Philippeion
The Philippeion (Greek: Φιλιππεῖον) in the Altis of Olympia was an Ionic circular memorial in limestone and marble, which contained chryselephantine (ivory and gold) statues of Philip's family; hi...
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Chranoi
Chranoi (Greek: Χράνοι - pronounced Chranee) is a village in the municipality of Megalopoli, southwest Arcadia, Greece. It is located in the mountains on the border with Messenia, at about 500 m e...
Ancient Thebes (Boeotia)
Thebes (/ˈθiːbz/; Ancient Greek: Θῆβαι, Thēbai, [tʰɛ̂ːbai̯]; Modern Greek: Θήβα, Thíva [ˈθiva]) is a city in Boeotia, central Greece. It played an important role in Greek myth, as the site of...
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Androcydes (painter)
Androcydes (or Androkydes) of Cyzicus was a Greek painter of the 4th century BC, whose Battle of Plataea became involved in a political controversy. Plutarch's remarks concerning this work are of inte...
Plataea
Plataea (/pləˈtiːə/) or Plataeae (/pləˈtiːiː/; Ancient Greek: Πλάταια or Πλαταιαί) was an ancient city, located in Greece in southeastern Boeotia, south of Thebes. It was the location of the Batt...
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Ateas
Ateas (ca. 429 BC–339 BC) was described in Greek and Roman sources as the most powerful king of Scythia, who lost his life and empire in the conflict with Philip II of Macedon in 339 BC. His na...
Haliartus
Aliartos (Greek: Αλιάρτος) is a small town and municipality in the Boeotia regional unit, Greece, at 109 kilometres from Athens. The 2011 census recorded 10,887 residents in the municipality, 6,09...
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Thespiae
Thespiae (Greek: Θεσπιαί, Thespiaí) was an ancient Greek city (polis) in Boeotia. It stood on level ground commanded by the low range of hills which run eastward from the foot of Mount Helicon to Theb...
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Pammenes of Thebes
Pammenes (Greek: Παμμένης) was a Theban general of considerable celebrity during the 4th century BC. He was connected with Epaminondas by political and friendly ties. When Philip, the future king of M...
Copia (Boeotia)
Copae (or Copia or Copiae) was an ancient Greek city (polis) on the northern shore of Lake Copais in Boeotia. Copiae is part of Thersander's kingdom and is mentioned by Homer in the Catalogue of Ships...
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Aeschines
Aeschines (/ˈɪskɨniːz/; Greek: Αἰσχίνης, Aischínēs; 389 – 314 BC) was a Greek statesman and one of the ten Attic orators.
Although it is known he was born in Athens, the records regarding hi...