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The Sacred Band of Thebes (Ancient Greek: Ἱερὸς Λόχος, Hieròs Lókhos) was a troop of picked soldiers, consisting of 150 pairs of male lovers which formed the elite force of the Theban army in the century BC.

The Sacred Band of Thebes (Ancient Greek: Ἱερὸς Λόχος, Hieròs Lókhos) was a troop of picked soldiers, consisting of 150 pairs of male lovers which formed the elite force of the Theban army in the 4th century BC. It is said to have been organised by the Theban commander Gorgidas in 378 BC and to have played a crucial role in the Battle of Leuctra.

Epaminondas, was a Theban general and statesman of the century BC who transformed the Ancient Greek city-state of Thebes, leading it out of Spartan subjugation into a preeminent position in Greek politics.

Sacred Band of Thebes—In the 4th century B.C., for a period of 50 years a small force of 300 elite Theban soldiers dominated Grecian battlefields. What makes this band of brothers unique in history is that it was comprised entirely of male lovers.

Sacred Band of Thebes—In the century B., for a period of 50 years a small force of 300 elite Theban soldiers dominated Grecian battlefields. What makes this band of brothers unique in history is that it was comprised entirely of male lovers.

The Sacred Band of Thebes, What Monkees Do With Money and More, in Yet Another 10 Quick Facts

The Sacred Band of Thebes, What Monkees Do With Money and More, in Yet Another 10 Quick Facts

Weeks 3-5......"Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans".    Parallel Lives - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Parallel Lives - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia links to all 23 known "Lives" and their free, open source Internet translations

Sebastian Castro - Theban (Sacred Band of Thebes - an army of warrior lovers!)

Sebastian Castro - Theban (Sacred Band of Thebes - an army of warrior lovers!

The Rise And Fall of the Sacred Band of Thebes

The Rise And Fall of the Sacred Band of Thebes (Paperback)

The Rise And Fall of the Sacred Band of Thebes

The Rise and Fall of the Sacred Band of Thebes - All Romance Ebooks

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