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Second Macedonian War

The Second Macedonian War (200-196 BC) was fought between Rome, allied with Pergamum and Rhodes, and Philip V of Macedon. The decisive battle was at Cynoscephalae in Thessaly in 197 BC, when the legions of Titus Flamininus defeated Philip's Macedonian phalanx. Macedonian control of Greece was shattered, and at the Isthmian Games in Corinth in 196 BC, Flamininus proclaimed the freedom of Greece.