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An 1882 depiction of Battle of Chaeronea, from Cassell's Illustrated Universal History
|Macedon, Thessaly, Argos, Arcadia||Athens, Thebes, Corinth, Megara, Achaea, Chalcis, Epidaurus, Akarnania, , and Troezen|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Alexander||Chares of Athens,
Lysicles of Athens,
Theagenes of Boeotia
|Casualties and losses|
|unknown||~2,000 dead, ~4,000 captured|
The Battle of Chaeronea was a battle in Ancient Greece. It was fought in 338 BC near the city of Chaeronea in Boeotia. It was fought between the armies of Philip II of Macedon and an alliance of some of the Greek city-states including Athens and Thebes. The battle was the end of Philip's campaign in Greece (339–338 BC). It was a strong victory for the Macedonians.
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