Category:Sacred Band of Thebes

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Batallón Sagrado de Tebas; Thébai szent csapat; Tebasko Batailoi Sakratua; Batallón Sagráu de Tebes; Batalló Sagrat de Tebes; Corfflu Cysegredig Thebai; Света тебанска чета; 底比斯圣队; Batalionul sfânt; 神聖隊; Thebes heliga skara; Священний загін із Фів; Sacra cohors; 底比斯聖隊; Theban pyhä joukko; Bataliono de Tebo; Svatý oddíl; Battaglione sacro; Bataillon sacré; Sveta tebanska četa; 底比斯圣队; Света тебанска чета; Sveti odred Tebancev; 테바이 신성대; Sveta četa Tebe; گروه مقدس تبس; Askar Suci Thebes; Święty Zastęp; Thebens hellige bande; Heilige Schare van Thebe; Batalhão Sagrado de Tebas; Heilige Schar; Священный отряд из Фив; 底比斯聖隊; Sacred Band of Thebes; Свещен отряд на Тива; Ιερός Λόχος Θηβών; הגדוד הקדוש של תבאי; unitate de elită din Grecia Antică; Eliteeinheit der antiken Streitkräfte Thebens; 4th century BC Theban homosexual military unit; corps d'élite de l'armée thébaine; κορυφαία πολεμική μονάδα που έδρασε στην Αρχαία Ελλάδα; unità militare dell'antica città greca di Tebe; Batallon Sagrado de Tebas; Bataillon sacre; Askar Elit Thebes; Batailoi Sakratua; Tebaseko Batailoi Sakratua; חבורת הקודש; החבורה המקודשת של תבאי; גדוד הקודש של תבאי; Sveto bratstvo Tebe; Tebanska sveta četa; Batalhão sagrado; 底比斯圣军; 底比斯圣团; Gorgidas
Sacred Band of Thebes 
4th century BC Theban homosexual military unit
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  • c. 378 BC (before 378 BC)
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The Sacred Band of Thebes (Ancient Greek: Ἱερὸς Λόχος, Hieròs Lókhos) was a troop of picked soldiers, consisting of 150 pairs of male lovers which formed the elite force of the Theban army in the 4th century BC. It is said to have been organized by the Theban commander Gorgidas in 378 BC and to have played a crucial role in the Battle of Leuctra. It was annihilated by Philip II of Macedon in the Battle of Chaeronea in 338 BC.