geographical name ancient village Greece in Boeotia SW of Thebes

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  • Leuctra — was a village in ancient Greece, in Boeotia, seven miles southwest of Thebes. It is primarily known today as the site of the important 371 BC Battle of Leuctra in which the Thebans, under Epaminondas, defeated the Spartans. The Spartan hegemony… …   Wikipedia

  • Leuctra — Leuctra, batalla de …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • LEUCTRA — pl. num. vicus Boeotiae iuxta Thespias; Ferrar. inter Plateas et Thespias, in conf. Megaridis: circa quem ingens planities est, ubi Epaminondas Thebanus Lacedaemonios longe maioribus copiis instructos, Cleombroto illorum Rege, cui Agesipolis dein …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Leuctra — noun Thebes defeated Sparta in 371 BC; the battle ended Sparta s military supremacy in Greece • Syn: ↑battle of Leuctra • Regions: ↑Greece, ↑Hellenic Republic, ↑Ellas • Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leuctra — /loohk treuh/, n. a town in ancient Greece, in Boeotia: Thebans defeated Spartans here 371 B.C. * * * …   Universalium

  • LEUCTRA —    a village in Boeotia, to the S. of Thebes, where in 371 B.C. Epaminondas and his Thebans overthrew the ascendency of Sparta …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Leuctra — /ˈljuktrə/ (say lyoohktruh) noun a town in ancient Greece, in Boeotia; Thebans defeated Spartans here 371 BC …   Australian English dictionary

  • Leuctra, Battle of — ▪ Greek history [371 BC]       (371 BC), battle fought on the plain of Leuctra (near modern Levktra) in southern Boeotia, in which a Boeotian army under Epaminondas defeated a Spartan army under King Cleombrotus. This Spartan defeat in the… …   Universalium

  • Leuctra, batalla de — ► Victoria de Epaminondas sobre los espartanos (371 a C) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Batalla de Leuctra — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Batalla de Leuctra Parte de Conflictos posteriores a la Guerra del Peloponeso y a la Guerra de Corinto …   Wikipedia Español

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