How to use Leuctra in a sentence
Xenophon mentions how Spartan king Kleombrotos I and his officers drank too much in their council before the disastrous Battle of Leuctra.Hoplite: The Remarkable Citizen-Soldier of Ancient Greece | Dattatreya Mandal | August 2, 2022 | Realm of History
Archidamus, after the relief of the army defeated at Leuctra, had led back the united forces.Hellenica | Xenophon
Since the battle of Leuctra the villagers had rebuilt their walls and defied a Spartan army.Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15) | Charles Morris
Nine years after Leuctra he won the Battle of Mantinea, dying on the field.
Antalcidas continued in favour with Artaxerxes, until the annihilation of Spartan supremacy at Leuctra diminished his influence.
Then after the battle of Leuctra the Thebans acquired paramount influence.
British Dictionary definitions for Leuctra
an ancient town in Greece southwest of Thebes in Boeotia: site of a victory of Thebes over Sparta (371 bc), which marked the end of Spartan military supremacy in Greece
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