Battle of Cynoscephalae (364 BC)

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For the later, and better-known battle fought here, see Battle of Cynoscephalae.
Battle of Cynoscephalae
Date 364 BC
Result Indecisive
Thebes Thessaly
Commanders and leaders
Pelopidas Alexander of Pherae

At the Battle of Cynoscephalae (364 BC), the Theban forces of Pelopidas fought against the Thessalian troops of Alexander of Pherae in a drawn battle in which Pelopidas was killed. The next year, the Theban general Epaminondas avenged the defeat by a victory over Alexander.

Theban Hegemony, Cynoschephale

Coordinates: 39°22′N 22°50′E / 39.36°N 22.83°E / 39.36; 22.83