Pelopidas

Pelopidas

[puh-lop-i-duhs]
noun
died 364 b.c, Greek general and statesman of Thebes.
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Theban statesman and general responsible, with his friend Epaminondas, for the brief period (371-362) of Theban hegemony in mainland Greece.

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