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Catalan Company and the Battle of Halmyros (1311)

      Catalan Company and the Battle of Halmyros (1311) - to be assigned Καταλανική Εταιρεία και μάχη του Αλμυρού (1311) (8/4/2011 v.1)

 

Hungarian raid in Eastern Sterea Hellas and Boeotia (943)

      Hungarian raid in Eastern Sterea Hellas and Boeotia (943) - to be assigned Επιδρομή Ούγγρων στην Ανατολική Στερεά Ελλάδα και Βοιωτία (943) (23/9/2010 v.1)

 

The Battle at Petra (1829)

      The Battle at Petra (1829) - to be assigned Η μάχη της Πέτρας (1829) - has not been published yet

 

The Battle at Vasilika (1821)

      The Battle at Vasilika (1821) - to be assigned Η μάχη στα Βασιλικά (1821) - has not been published yet

 

The Battle of Chaeronea (338 BC) and the destruction of Thebes

      The Battle of Chaeronea (338 BC) and the destruction of Thebes - to be assigned Η μάχη της Χαιρώνειας (338 π.Χ.) και η καταστροφή των Θηβών (24/9/2010 v.1)

 

The Battle of Plataea (479 BC) and the role of Boeotia in the Persian Wars

      The Battle of Plataea (479 BC) and the role of Boeotia in the Persian Wars (24/9/2010 v.1) Η μάχη των Πλαταιών (479 π.Χ.) και ο ρόλος της Βοιωτίας κατά τους Περσικούς πολέμους - has not been published yet

Battle in the territory of the Greek polis of Plataiai, in southern Boiotia, in 479 B.C. Decisive victory of a Greek army, commanded by the Spartan king Pausanias, over the Persian invasion army under the command of Mardonios, which finally stopped the Persian campaign of 480/79 B.C. to conquer Greece.

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The Dilessi Murders (1870)

      The Dilessi Murders (1870) - to be assigned Η σφαγή του Δήλεσι (1870) - to be assigned

 

The fall of Thebes and Levadia to the Accaiuoli (1379-1381)

      The fall of Thebes and Levadia to the Accaiuoli (1379-1381)  (24/9/2010 v.1) Η πτώση της Θήβας και της Λεβαδειάς από τους Ατζαγιόλι (1379-1381) (24/9/2010 v.1)

On March 6, 1379 Thebes, the capital of the Catalan Duchy, was attacked by men of Navarrese Company who were in the service of Nerio Acciaioli, lord of Corinth. The city succumbed to the attack of the Navarrese, who handed it over to Nerio after having pillaged it. One year later (1380) the same mercenary company captured Lebadea, while Athens succumbed to the army of the Acciaioli eight years later, in 1388.

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The Massacre at Distomo and Kalami (1944)

      The Massacre at Distomo and Kalami (1944) (24/9/2010 v.1) Η σφαγή στο Δίστομο και στο Καλάμι (1944) (24/9/2010 v.1)

In May of 1944, German forces settle in Fthiotis and Boeotia aiming at their reformation and the control of partisan activities. On 10th June, the 2nd Company of the I/7 Battalion was ordered to clean the area around Distomo which was an enemy zone. The German forces moved to the village and when the village authorities refused to provide them with information concerning the partisans, they killed 233 out of the 300 village residents who had remained at their homes (the rest 1500 had already...

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The Norman invasion and the sack of Thebes (1147/8)

      The Norman invasion and the sack of Thebes (1147/8) - to be assigned Εισβολή των Νορμανδών και λεηλασία της Θήβας (1147/8) (24/9/2010 v.1)

 
 

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Plataea (Antiquity)
Ancient settlement located in SW-Boeotia, inhabited since the Middle Neolithic ...

 
 
 
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