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SPARTAN INVINCIBILITY DESTROYED AT LEUCTRA, 371 BC

A millennium-and-a-half before Frederick the Great, Epaminondas of Thebes changes the face of warfare with the Oblique Attack; and destroyed the myth of Spartan invincibility forever! The Peloponnesian War indisputably established Sparta as the paramount power in the Greek World. Though … Continue reading

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THE MYTH OF SPARTAN INVINCIBILITY IS DESTROYED AT THE BATTLE OF LEUCTRA

Epaminondas of Thebes Changes the Face of Warfare With the Oblique Attack The Peloponnesian War indisputably established Sparta as the paramount power in the Greek World. Though that long conflict had been waged, ostensibly, by Sparta to free the Greek city-states … Continue reading

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THE DEADLIEST BLOGGER LIST OF THE 25 GREATEST COMMANDERS OF THE ANCIENT WORLD

  One of the most popular topics of discussion among historians (both amateur and professional) concerns what generals in history deserve to be ranked as “Great”; and of these, who was the greatest. The former is more easily determined than … Continue reading

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