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The Centaurs and Lapiths
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Part of Greek mythology
Result The Centaurs expelled by the Lapiths from Thessaly to the wild, northwestern areas of Greece.
Belligerents Centaurs
Led by Eurytion, Nessus
Versus Lapiths, a small band of Athenians

led by Peirithous and Theseus

The Centauromachy was the batle between the Lapiths and Centaurs at the wedding of King Peirithous. It began when some centaurs drank too much wine and, being unused to it, became drunk. They then attempted to rape the bride.

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