DID YOU KNOW...The Sacred Band was a troop of picked soldiers, consisting of 150 pairs of male lovers....

DID YOU KNOW...The Sacred Band was a troop of picked soldiers, consisting of 150 pairs of male lovers....

The Sacred Band of Thebes (Ancient Greek: Ἱερὸς Λόχος, Hieròs Lókhos) was a troop of picked soldiers, consisting of 150 pairs of male lovers which formed the elite force of the Theban army in the 4th century BC. It is said to have been organised by the Theban commander Gorgidas in 378 BC and to have played a crucial role in the Battle of Leuctra.

The Sacred Band of Thebes (Ancient Greek: Ἱερὸς Λόχος, Hieròs Lókhos) was a troop of picked soldiers, consisting of 150 pairs of male lovers which formed the elite force of the Theban army in the 4th century BC. It is said to have been organised by the Theban commander Gorgidas in 378 BC and to have played a crucial role in the Battle of Leuctra.

Sacred Band of Thebes—In the 4th century B.C., for a period of 50 years a small force of 300 elite Theban soldiers dominated Grecian battlefields. What makes this band of brothers unique in history is that it was comprised entirely of male lovers.

Sacred Band of Thebes—In the 4th century B.C., for a period of 50 years a small force of 300 elite Theban soldiers dominated Grecian battlefields. What makes this band of brothers unique in history is that it was comprised entirely of male lovers.

Sacred Band Of Stepsons Books: List of Books About Sacred Band Of Stepsons

Sacred Band Of Stepsons Books: List of Books About Sacred Band Of Stepsons

The Sacred Band of Thebes, What Monkees Do With Money and More, in Yet Another 10 Quick Facts

The Sacred Band of Thebes, What Monkees Do With Money and More, in Yet Another 10 Quick Facts

Gays in the military? Why, of course! The very gay Sacred Band of Thebes - 150 pairs of lovers - made up the elite of the Theban army in 338 B.C.

Gays in the military? Why, of course! The very gay Sacred Band of Thebes - 150 pairs of lovers - made up the elite of the Theban army in 338 B.C.

Weeks 3-5......"Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans".    Parallel Lives - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Weeks 3-5......"Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans". Parallel Lives - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Sacred Band of Thebes lives on, a world away, in this mythic epic of love in war in ancient times. In 338 BCE, during the Battle of Chaeronea that results in the massacre of the Sacred Band of Thebes, Tempus and his Stepson cavalry rescue twenty three pairs of Theban Sacred Banders, paired brothers and lovers, to fight on other days..... Interesting read.

The Sacred Band of Thebes lives on, a world away, in this mythic epic of love in war in ancient times. In 338 BCE, during the Battle of Chaeronea that results in the massacre of the Sacred Band of Thebes, Tempus and his Stepson cavalry rescue twenty three pairs of Theban Sacred Banders, paired brothers and lovers, to fight on other days..... Interesting read.

The lion monument to the Sacred Band of Thebes, an army of 150 pairs of male lovers, at Chaeronea, built in 300 BC. All died in the Battle of Chaeronea at the hands of Philip II of Macedonia, and in the last century, 256 bodies were excavated at the site.

The lion monument to the Sacred Band of Thebes, an army of 150 pairs of male lovers, at Chaeronea, built in 300 BC. All died in the Battle of Chaeronea at the hands of Philip II of Macedonia, and in the last century, 256 bodies were excavated at the site.

Sacred Band of Thebes    I based my book on this

Sacred Band of Thebes I based my book on this

The Rise And Fall of the Sacred Band of Thebes

The Rise And Fall of the Sacred Band of Thebes (Paperback)

The Rise And Fall of the Sacred Band of Thebes

The Rise and Fall of the Sacred Band of Thebes - All Romance Ebooks

The Rise and Fall of the Sacred Band of Thebes - All Romance Ebooks

The 'Lion of Chaeronea' - A poignant tribute to the 300 elite  warriors, 'The Sacred Band of Thebes' who died in 338 BCE

The 'Lion of Chaeronea' - A poignant tribute to the 300 elite warriors, 'The Sacred Band of Thebes' who died in 338 BCE

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