Epaminondas (or Epameinodas)

Epaminondas (or Epameinodas)
c. 410 B.C.
362 B.C.

Theban General and Statesman who transformed the Ancient Greek city-state of Thebes, leading it out of Spartan subjugation into a preeminent position in Greek politics breaking with Spartan military power

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First Name
Epaminondas (or Epameinodas)
Birth Date
c. 410 B.C.
Death Date
362 B.C.
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Theban General and Statesman who transformed the Ancient Greek city-state of Thebes, leading it out of Spartan subjugation into a preeminent position in Greek politics breaking with Spartan military power