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 (kĕr′ə-nē′ə, kîr′-)
An ancient city of eastern Greece. Philip of Macedon defeated a confederation of Greek states here in 338 bc.


(Placename) an ancient Greek town in W Boeotia: site of the victory of Philip of Macedon over the Athenians and Thebans (338 bc) and of Sulla over Mithridates (86 bc)


(ˌkɛr əˈni ə)

an ancient city in E Greece, in Boeotia: victory of Philip of Macedon over the Athenians and Thebans, 338 B.C.
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Noun1.Chaeronea - a battle in which Philip II of Macedon defeated the Athenians and Thebans (338 BC) and also Sulla defeated Mithridates (86 BC)
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
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Brenk on Plutarch, Religious Thinker and Biographer: The Religious Spirit of Plutarch of Chaironeia and The Life of Mark Antony
8), schloss sich Xenophon dem spartanischen Konig Agesilaos an, in dessen Philipp von Makedonien unterstutzendem Kontingent er 394 auch an der Schlacht bei Chaironeia teilnahm (Xen.
Hemos tenido que utilizar, entre la bibliografia secundaria, continuamente su Plutarchos von Chaironeia, publicado originalmente como articulo en la Paulys Realencyclopaedie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft (= PAULY-WISSOVA, RE, XXI, 1951, cols.
An imperial heritage: The religious spirit of Plutarch of Chaironeia.