Battle of Pydna (148 BC)

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This article is about the 148 BC battle. For the 168 BC battle, see Battle of Pydna.
Battle of Pydna (148 BC)
Part of the Fourth Macedonian War
Date 148 BC
Location Near ancient Pydna
Result Decisive Roman victory
Belligerents
Rome Popular uprising in Macedon
Commanders and leaders
Quintus Caecilius Metellus Andriscus

The Battle of Pydna was fought in 148 BC between Rome and the forces of the Macedonian leader Andriscus. The Roman force was led by Quintus Caecilius Metellus, and was the winner of this engagement. The result of the battle played an important role in deciding the outcome of the Fourth Macedonian War. This battle annihilated the last military-political force of Macedon.

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