Thursday, December 09, 2004

Cynoscephalae, Vaishnava Samhitas

(Greek: �Dogs' Heads�), ancient range of hills in Thessaly, Greece, 7 miles (11 km) west of modern V�los. It was the site of the victory (197 BC) that ended the Second Macedonian War when the Romans under Titus Quinctius Flamininus defeated Philip V of Macedon. The combat engaged about 26,000 men on each side. The outcome hung in the balance, each side prevailing on its own right wing, until a detachment


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