First Battle of Lamia

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First Battle of Lamia
Part of First Macedonian War
Date Spring 209 BC
Location Lamia, Greece
Result Macedonian victory
Belligerents
Macedon Aetolia,
Roman Republic,
Pergamum
Commanders and leaders
Philip V of Macedon Pyrrhias
Casualties and losses
Heavy

The First Battle of Lamia was fought in 209 BC between the forces of Philip V of Macedon and the Aetolians led by Pyrrhias. Phyrrhias was aided by a small Roman and Pergamum force. The Macedonians were victorious. Another battle was fought at Lamia within the year.

In the First Battle of Lamia the Aetolian league suffered almost 1000 casualties.[1]

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