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Tegyra

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

North of Orchomenus (1) and close to Lake Copais in Boeotia, site of an oracular sanctuary of Apollo (Plutarch Pelopidas 16; see Leto and oracles) and of a battle in ...

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Tegyra

Simon Hornblower.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography. 125 words.

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Tegyra

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

North of Orchomenus (1) and close to Lake Copais in Boeotia, site of an oracular sanctuary of Apollo (Plutarch Pelopidas 16; see Leto and oracles) and of a battle in ...

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Tegyra

Simon Hornblower.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 128 words.

north of Orchomenus (1) and close to Lake Copais in Boeotia, site of an oracular sanctuary of Apollo (

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Tegyra

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 126 words.

north of *Orchomenus (1) and close to Lake *Copais in *Boeotia, site of an oracular sanctuary

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Leuctra

John F. Lazenby.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography. 195 words.

Leuctra, place in SW *Boeotia where the Boeotians defeated the Spartans in 371 bce. *Epaminondas of Thebes massed his Thebans, 50 deep, on his left, opposite the Spartans themselves, with the élite...

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Pelopidas

C. J. Tuplin.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History. 296 words.

Theban general. First attested at the Spartan siege of *Mantinea (386), he was exiled by the pro-Spartan junta (382). His contribution to the liberation of *Thebes (1) (379/8 ) earned the first of...

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Sacred Band

C. J. Tuplin.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History. 188 words.

Sacred Band, élite infantry unit formed by Gorgidas after the liberation of *Thebes (1) from Spartan occupation (379/8 bce), perhaps as a symbolic counterpart to élite Spartan units, and...

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Pelopidas

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Theban general. First attested at the Spartan siege of Mantinea (386), he was exiled by the pro-Spartan junta (382). His contribution to the liberation of Thebes (379/8) earned the first of...

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