Cynoscephalae
Cynoscephalae Cynoscephalae n. 1. the battle that ended the second Macedonian War (197 BC); the Romans defeated King Philip of Macedon.

Syn: battle of Cynoscephalae. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • CYNOSCEPHALAE — vide Cynos Cephale …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Cynoscephalae — Cyn·os·ceph·a·lae (sĭn ə sĕfʹə lē, sī nə ) Two hills of southeast Thessaly in northeast Greece. The Theban general Pelopidas was killed in battle here (364 B.C.). Later (197) the Roman general Flaminius decisively defeated Philip V of Macedon at… …   Universalium

  • Cynoscephalae — noun 1. the fields in Thessaly where in 197 BC the Romans defeated the Macedonians • Instance Hypernyms: ↑region, ↑part • Part Holonyms: ↑Thessalia, ↑Thessaly 2. the battle that ended the second Macedonian War (197 BC); the Romans defeated Philip …   Useful english dictionary

  • Battle of Cynoscephalae — For the earlier battle fought here, see Battle of Cynoscephalae (364 BC). Battle of Cynoscephalae Part of the Second Macedonian War …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Cynoscephalae (364 BC) — For the later, and more well known battle fought here, see Battle of Cynoscephalae. Infobox Military Conflict caption= conflict=Battle of Cynoscephalae partof= date=364 BC place= result=Indecisive combatant1=Thebes combatant2=Thessaly… …   Wikipedia

  • battle of Cynoscephalae — noun the battle that ended the second Macedonian War (197 BC); the Romans defeated Philip V who lost his control of Greece • Syn: ↑Cynoscephalae • Regions: ↑Thessalia, ↑Thessaly • Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle …   Useful english dictionary

  • КИНОСКЕФАЛЫ —    • Cynoscephălae,          Κυνος κεφαλαί, несколько крутых и скалистых холмов, похожих на собачьи головы, близ Скотуссы в Фессалии, у которых в 365 г. до Р. X., был убит Пелопид наемниками Александра Ферского (Plut. Pelop. 32), а в 197 г. царь …   Реальный словарь классических древностей

  • Киноскефалы — (Cynoscephalae) 1. Войны древнегреческих городов государств Место сражения в июле 364 до Р. X., в котором участвовали фиванцы и фессалийцы под командованием Пелопида и войско тирана Александра Ферского. Обе стороны стремились захватить… …   Энциклопедия битв мировой истории

  • Phalanx formation — Phalanx redirects here. For other uses, see Phalanx (disambiguation). The phalanx (Ancient Greek: φάλαγξ, Modern Greek: φάλαγγα, phālanga; plural phalanxes or phalanges; Ancient and Modern Greek: φάλαγγες, phālanges) is a rectangular mass… …   Wikipedia

  • Thessalia — noun a fertile plain on the Aegean Sea in east central Greece; Thessaly was a former region of ancient Greece • Syn: ↑Thessaly • Members of this Region: ↑Cynoscephalae, ↑battle of Cynoscephalae • Instance Hypernyms: ↑geographical area, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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