Battle of Chaeronea

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Historical Context Note

Philip II of Macedonia defeated an alliance led by Athens and Thebes in this famous battle. Philip's subjugation of Greece marks the end of the era of the autonomous Greek city-states.

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Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Battle of Chaeronea". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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