Meghan Kalliavas would stop by and explain: Stackpole Books. Abe — who had been a senior paralegal during his year service — approached everything with a simple philosophy: He would go on to be my roommate and best friend during our next stage of training. Dakyns [c. Plutarch and Diodorus both credit Alexander as being the first to engage the Sacred Band. Homosexual behavior was encouraged among soldiers because it was thought to increase unit cohesiveness, morale and bravery.
Instead, Pelopidas surprised them by using the opening to flank the Spartans.
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It occurred near the Boeotian city of Orchomenusthen still an ally of Sparta.