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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 ...
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: ...
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), ...
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.".
Timeline Quiz - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
... Four Questions, Six Questions, Eight Questions. 1. Which battle came first? a) Battle of Gaugamela. b) Battle of Granicus. c) Battle of Issus. d) Battle at Leuctra.
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 ...
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 ...
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 Comparison of Lysander with Sulla (Sylla)
He received his death-wound, not as Cleombrotus at Leuctra, resisting manfully the assault of an enemy in the field; not as Cyrus or Epaminondas, sustaining ...
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 ...
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