Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Chaeronea, a town of Boeotia (ancient Greece) near the Cephissus, the birthplace of Plutarch, and remarkable as the spot where Philip of Macedon defeated the Athenians and Boeotians in 338 B.C., and put an end to Greek liberty. Here, too, Sulla, in 86 B.C., defeated the generals of Mithridates. A marble lion in four pieces, dug up in 1880, together with many bones, is thought to be a relic of the former of the above-mentioned battles.