czwartek, 31 stycznia 2013
Kynoskefalaj 364 p.n.e./ Cynoscephalae 364 BC (4)
In the centre hoplites clash
One of Pelopidas' hoplite iunits flees, however elite hoplites of Alexander also syuffer causalties and become distrupted and later broken.
Fierce fighting on Alexander's left wing
Hoplite fights were decisive. Pelopidas' army lost four units of hoplites breaking two of Alexander's army. With earlier causalties - light horse and two light foot units Pelopidas' army has reached the breakpoint. Success of Pelopidas' slingers that defeated enemy light foot couldn,t change the result. Citizens of Pherae could celebrate victory. History was changed.