Definition: In 86 B.C. Sulla defeated Archelaus in the Cephisus (Kephisos) Valley near Chaeronea, Boeotia, at the Battle of Chaeronea. Archelaus led the Greek forces of Mithridates VI of Pontus. Sulla had invaluable help from two residents of Chaeronea, Homoloïchos and Anaxidamos.
- "A Trophy from the Battle of Chaironeia of 86 B. C."
John Camp, Michael Ierardi, Jeremy McInerney, Kathryn Morgan and Gretchen Umholtz
, Vol. 96, No. 3 (Jul., 1992), pp. 443-455
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Alternate Spellings: Chaironeia
Examples:There were two battles of Chaeronea. In the first, Philip II of Macedon defeated the southern Greeks, in 338 B.C.