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Agesilaus - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
The Spartans suffered a crushing defeat at the battle of Leuctra, with the loss of a thousand men. Sparta's time as a major military power was over, and Theban ...
Pelopidas - Theban General Pelopidas - Ancient/Classical History
The Spartans sent an army of ten thousand foot and one thousand horse against the Thebans, but suffered a crushing defeat at the battle of Leuctra (371), ...
Maps of Ancient Greece - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
The Theban hegemony over Greece lasted from 371, when the Spartans were defeated at the Battle of Leuctra. In 362 Athens took over again. Photo Credit: ...
Corinthian War - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
Thebes defeated Sparta at Leuctra, in 371. Then in 370, Thebes marched on the Peloponnese under General Epaminondas. Thebes was doing well, but its very ...
Chapter XIII. The Armed Forces of Athens. - Ancient/Classical History
[*]Of course the greatest military power of Greece had been Sparta until 371 B.C., when the battle of Leuctra made Thebes temporarily "the first land power.".
Military History: 30 years war - weapons and tactics, german ...
Apr 24, 2005 ... I usually use a tactic that worked for Epaminondas against the Spartans at Leuctra. I weight one flank with two pike formations. Better still like ...
Xenophon - Greek Historian - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
In 371, because of the Spartan defeat at Leuctra, he lost his property and moved to Corinth. Xenophon, who served under the Persian King Cyrus, wrote about ...
Plutarch's Lives: Agesilaus - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
It was the gymnopaediae, and the boys were dancing in the theater, when the messengers arrived from Leuctra. The Ephors, though they were sufficiently aware ...
Prophecy in the Ancient World - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
Before the Battle of Leuctra, the Spartans consulted the oracle at Dodona. Cicero reports the following: "But the most significant warning received by the ...
Thebes - The City in Greece - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
Thebes achieved leadership of Greece briefly, after the Battle of Leuctra in 371 B.C. but lost power during the 3rd Sacred War and to Philip II of Macedonia [see ...
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