What was the Second Macedonian War (200-197 BC)?

Introduction The Second Macedonian War (200-197 BC) was fought between Macedon, led by Philip V of Macedon, and Rome, allied with Pergamon and Rhodes. Philip was defeated and was forced to abandon all possessions in southern Greece, Thrace and Asia Minor. During their intervention, although the Romans declared the “freedom of the Greeks” against the… Read More

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What was the Battle of Cynoscephalae (197 BC)?

Introduction The Battle of Cynoscephalae (Greek: Μάχη τῶν Κυνὸς Κεφαλῶν) was an encounter battle fought in Thessaly in 197 BC between the Roman army, led by Titus Quinctius Flamininus, and the Antigonid dynasty of Macedon, led by Philip V. Refer to the Second Macedonian War (200-197 BC) and Macedonian Wars (214-148 BC). Background In 201… Read More