Battle of Leuctra, 371 BCE

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Dept. of History, U.S. Military Academy
published on 24 June 2013
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The possible positions taken in the Battle of Leuctra in 371 BCE between Sparta and Thebes. The Thebans, led by the brilliant general Epaminondas, won the battle and established Thebes as the most powerful polis in Greece.

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Academy, D. o. H. U. M. (2013, June 24). Battle of Leuctra, 371 BCE. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1338/battle-of-leuctra-371-bce/

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Academy, Dept. of History, U.S. Military. "Battle of Leuctra, 371 BCE." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 24, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1338/battle-of-leuctra-371-bce/.

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Academy, Dept. of History, U.S. Military. "Battle of Leuctra, 371 BCE." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Jun 2013. Web. 27 Nov 2021.

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