Battle of Olpae

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The Battle of Olpae (426 B.C.) was part of the Second Peloponnesian War between the Greek city-states of Athens and Sparta. The Athenian general Demosthenes was able to achieve a rare ground victory over the numerically superior Spartan forces by enticing them into an ambush.


Encyclopedia of Military History, Dupuy & Dupuy, 1979