Visual Timeline: Battle of Chaeronea

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338 BCE: The first battle of Chaeronea. Philip of Macedon defeated the Greek alliance directed against him, led by Athens and Thebes.
 
87 BCE: The second battle of Chaeronea. The armies of Mithridates VI Eupator led by his general Archelaos, including a phalanx of freed slaves, was defeated by a Roman army led by Lucius Cornelius Sulla, in spite of the supremacy in cavalry of the Pontic army.
 
 
46 CE: The great greek historian and moralist, Plutarch, is born in Chaeronea.
 
 
 
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