TITLE

BATTLE OF CHAERONEA

PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Military History;Feb/Mar2009, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the Battle of Chaeronea which was fought between the army of King Philip of Macedon and the Athenians. The battle began in the early morning. Philip signaled the Guards Brigade of infantry on his right to launch the attack. In slow, methodical step, the bristling phalanx of spears and men advanced toward the Athenian left as the Macedonian right advanced. The Athenians and other Greek contingents suffered heavy casualties.
ACCESSION #
35963986

 

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