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 Battle of Cyzicus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cyzicus and other cities in the region were captured by Athens.
The Battle of Cyzicus (410 BC) was a naval battle in the Peloponnesian War.
Cyzicus, although a dramatic victory, failed to bring any lasting advantage to the Athenian side, and only served to postpone the eventual outcome of the war.
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 3. The Decelean (Or Ionian) War. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
Alcibiades decisively defeated the Spartan fleet at the Battle of Cyzicus.
The Athenians managed to raise another fleet and won the Battle of Arginusae, but they put several of their victorious generals to death for not rescuing drowning sailors after the battle.
Lysander caught the Athenian fleet unawares and annihilated it in the Battle of Aegospotamai.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 1107 (v. 3)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
He was an enemy of Alcibiades, and after the battle of Notium, went to Athens, for the purpose of laying accusations against Alcibiades, in consequence of which the latter was removed from his command.
After his junction with Thrasyllus was fought the battle of Cynossema, in which Thrasybulus commanded the right wing, and by a sudden attack upon the Peloponnesians, who had gained a partial success, turned the fortune of the day.
He was one of the subordinate officers at the battle of Arginusae, and was one of those charged with the duty of taking care of the wrecks.
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 RE: Ancient wars that support Fomenko
The Battle of Naissus took place in September of 269 between the armies of the Goths and forces of the Roman Empire, led by either Gallenius or Claudius II as emperor and the future Emperor Aurelian as cavalry commander.
The Battle of Lake Benacus was one of the decisive battles that marked the beginning of the Roman Empire's emergence from the Crisis of the Third Century.
The battle took place in November of 268 between approximately 35,000 men under the command of the Roman Emperor Claudius II Gothicus and the Germanic tribe of the Alamanni, whose invading army may have numbered upwards of 100,000.
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 Peloponnesian War - Crystalinks
The Battle of Mantinea was the largest land battle fought within Greece during the Peloponnesian War.
In 411 BC this fleet engaged the Spartans at the Battle of Syme.
In the battle, the Athenians obliterated the Spartan fleet, and succeeded in reestablishing the financial basis of the Athenian empire.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
After the battle, Brasidas, a Spartan general, raised an army of allies and helots and went for one of the sources of Athenian power, capturing the Athenian colony of Amphipolis, which happened to control several nearby silver mines which the Athenians were using to finance the war.
In the battle, the Athenians obliterated the Spartan fleet, and succeeded in re-establishing the financial basis of the Athenian empire.
Sparta was in turn humbled by Thebes at the Battle of Leuctra in 371 BC, but it was all brought to an end a few years later by Philip II of Macedon.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 780 (v. 1)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
410, he was present at the battle of Cyzicus under Mindarus, who ap­pointed him to lead that part of the force which.was specially opposed to Thrasybulus.
406 he was present at the battle of Arginusae, and was named by Callicratidas as the man most fit to act as commander, should he himself be slain.
When Orontes was brought to trial for his treason, Clearchus was the only Greek admitted into the number of judges, and he was the first to advise sentence ojf death against the accused.
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 Alcibiades
With the death of Lamachus in battle some time later, the Sicilian Expedition fell into the hands of Nicias, who modern scholars have judged to be an inadequate military leader.
The battle was evenly matched and raged for a long time, but the balance tipped towards the Athenians when Alcibiades sailed into the Hellespont with eighteen triremes.
After the Battle of Aegospotami, Alcibiades crossed the Hellespont and took refuge in Phrygia, with the object of securing the aid of Artaxerxes against Sparta.
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 Wikinfo | Peloponnesian War
Brasidas, a Spartan general, raised an army of allies and helots and went for one of the sources of Athenian power, capturing the Athenian colony of Amphipolis, which happened to control several nearby silver mines which the Athenians were using to finance the war.
In subsequent battles, both Brasidas and Cleon, one of the leaders of Athens, were killed in battle.
After a naval battle at Arginusae, in which the Athenians lost 12 ships, the Athenians were unable to rescue the crews due to bad weather.
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 Battle of Cyzicus (74 BC) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Cyzicus was fought in 74 BC between Roman Republic forces and the armies of Mithridates VI of Pontus near Cyzicus, Asia Minor.
Consul Lucius Licinius Lucullus arrived with a Roman army and lifted the siege.
This article about a battle or war of Ancient Roman history is a stub.
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 Eutropius: Abridgement of Roman History, Book 6
Lucius Lucullus, after the battle at Cyzicus, in which he had conquered Mithridates, and the sea-fight, in which he had overcome his generals, pursued him; and, recovering Paphlagonia and Bithynia, invaded his very kingdom.
In a second battle, near the city Cabira, where Mithridates had assembled a vast army from all parts of his kingdom, thirty thousand of the king's chosen troops were cut in pieces by five thousand of the Romans, and Mithridates was put to flight and his camp plundered.
Mithridates fled with his wife and two attendants; and not long after, in consequence of his cruelty to his own family, he was reduced, through a sedition excited among his soldiers by his son Pharnaces, to the necessity of putting an end to his existence, and swallowed poison.
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 The Strategikon - A Forgotten Military Classic - Charles C. Petersen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Each was required to draw up for battle not just in one line, as before, but in two lines, one of them arrayed behind the other with "about a third" of the entire force.
For to win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill.
Timidity after all is not caution, but the invention of wickedness."(57) And if the outcome of the battle is favorable, "one should not be satisfied with merely driving the enemy back.
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 RE: Ancient wars that support Fomenko, new information!
"The Battle of Lake Benacus was one of the decisive battles that marked the beginning of the 2.
"The Battle of Naissus took place in September of 269 between the armies of the Goths and forces of the Roman Empire, led by either Gallenius or Claudius II as emperor and the future Emperor Aurelian as cavalry commander." (Aurelian then may be the same as Alexander.
If you are familiar with the battle between Alexander and Darius, then you will recognize that the family of Darius was taken by Alexander when his troops attacked the family compound or laager.) In the ensuing chaos, between 30,000 and 50,000 Goths were killed or wounded, and thousands more taken prisoner.
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 History 310: Peloponnesian War
BATTLE OF AMPHIPOLIS: Deaths of BRASIDAS and CLEON.
410 B.C. BATTLE OF CYZICUS: Athenian fleet destroys Spartan-Persian fleet in Hellespont
404 B.C. BATTLE OF AEGISPOTAMAI: Defeat of Athenian navy by Lysander
www.tulane.edu /~august/H310/chronologies/Peloponnesian.htm   (496 words)

  
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In Diodorus' account, Alcibiades captured and damaged Mindarus' ships in the harbor by throwing out grappling irons, and he pursued Mindarus to Cleri where they engaged in heavy fighting.[12] Alcibiades' victory at Cyzicus was significant because it revitalized the Athenians at this stage in the war.
Regardless of which account we accept, the fact that the victory re-established the Athenians' faith in Alcibiades at least suggests that he was instrumental in bringing it about.
In his activities in the Hellepont, Alcibiades combined his diplomatic abilities with tactical skills, The military insight attributed to him by Diodorus at Cyzicus in 410 is also evident in the advice which he is recorded as offering the generals at Aegospotami in 405.
www.brown.edu /Departments/Classics/bcj/07-03.html   (2210 words)

  
 HELLAS:NET - History
In 410 Athens scored a major victory during the naval battle of Cyzicus.
The result of this battle actually caused the Spartans to sue for peace, but the Athenians refused again.
In 405 Sparta defeated the Athenian fleet during the battle of Aegospotami, but even then was it not the battle but the blockade of the Hellespont which forced Athens to capitulate.
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 Bryn Mawr Classical Review 98.12.13
The more important concern four passages in which the author does not provide his readers with as much information as would be desirable about the assumptions underlying his writing or the limitations of his evidence.
In discussing Thrasybulus' role in the naval battle off the Cape of Cynossema in 411, B. assigns to the general an elevated position within the strategia: "As the commander-in-chief he [Thrasybulus] commanded the right wing of the fleet" (p.
The passage does report that Thrasybulus was in command of tou stolou pantos, but it refers to the period shortly before the battle at Cyzicus, when Thrasybulus was stationed in the north Aegean with some twenty ships.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
a service which he repaid at the Battle of Delium in 424 BC.
In 406 BC Alcibiades set out from Athens with 1,500 hoplites and a hundred ships.
In practice, Antiochus's ship was sunk, and he was killed, by a sudden Spartan attack; the remaining ships of the decoy force were then chased headlong back toward Notium, where the main Athenian force was caught unprepared by the sudden arrival of the whole Spartan fleet.
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 My answer to the Repug email featuring Matthius Doepfner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
670     Syrian chemist, Callinicus, invents Greek Fire, a highly inflammable liquid used by the Byzantine army in battle; first used in Battle of Cyzicus c.
955         Otto defeats Magyars at Battle of Lechfeld, near Augsburg, and defeats Slavs at Reichnitz 
1066       William Duke of Normandy, defeats Harold of England at Battle of Hastings 
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