Chaeronea


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a battle in which Philip II of Macedon defeated the Athenians and Thebans (338 BC) and also Sulla defeated Mithridates (86 BC)

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Five general maps, a diagram of the Battle of Chaeronea, and a good chronology keep the reader oriented.
I can say that I did not fall short of my ideal either at Chaeronea or at Granicus; but today I hold a very different view of the political significance of my actions at that time.
For the icthyophagous sheep are not the product of Harris's fertile mind; instead they make up a small portion of one of the Parallel Lives of Plutarch of Chaeronea (c.
371 above) was apparently made after the battle of Chaeronea in 338.
Plutarch, who was born and lived in the tiny village of Chaeronea some twenty miles west of Thebes, was particularly interested in Boeotian traditions.
The Athenians had to await a more favorable moment, and when such a moment appeared to materialize seven years later Demosthenes took the lead in fostering alliances with Thebes, which resulted in the defeat of the combined Greek forces at Chaeronea.
Faced with the crushing defeat at Chaeronea, Demosthenes deflects his audience's attention to "those who stood the shock at Marathon.
Hertz fits this remark into a pattern of illustrations of the force of figurative language, centering on Demosthenes's speech on the battle of Chaeronea.
Principal battles: Chaeronea (338); the Granicus (334); Issus (333); Gaugamela (near ancient Nineveh) (331).
Except for some meager details -- that he was born at Chaeronea, that he visited Rome and Athens, and possibly Alexandria, but spent most of his life in Chaeronea as a priest of the Delphic Apollo -- nothing is known of Plutarch's life.
Epaphroditus of Chaeronea, also of the first century, is (2) in OCD, and also not the one in Philippians.
On Stratocles' proposal, the Athenians passed the first ever posthumous award for sitesis to honor Lycurgus, the architect of democratic renewal after Chaeronea, who died just before the period of the oligarchies.
61) Above all, there is the Lion of Hamadan (= Ecbatana), a Macedonian monument of the right date which would have made a very suitable memorial to Hephaestion(62)--perhaps all the more appropriate in view of the apparent association of the Lion of Chaeronea with the burials of the Theban Sacred Band.