Category:Epaminondas

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English: Epaminondas (Greek: ((polytonic:Ἐπαμεινώνδας) (ca. 418 BC–362 BC) was a Theban general and statesman of the 4th century BC who transformed the Ancient Greek city-state of Thebes, leading it out of Spartan subjugation into a preeminent position in Greek politics. In the process he broke Spartan military power with his victory at Leuctra and liberated the Messenian helots.


Epaminondas 
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Theban general and statesman
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Date of birthbetween 420 and 415 BC
Thebes
Date of death362 BC
Mantineia
Country of citizenship
Occupation
Position held
  • Strategos
  • Boeotarch
Father
  • Polymnis
Authority control
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Subcategories

This category has the following 2 subcategories, out of 2 total.

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