Thebes

chief city of ancient Boeotia, in eastern central Greece.
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Thebes

noun an ancient Greek city in Boeotia destroyed by Alexander the Great in 336 BC
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Thebes

(Egypt) Click images to enlargeGreek name of an ancient city (Niut-Amen) in Upper Egypt, on the Nile. Probably founded under the first dynasty, it was the centre of the worship of Amen, and the Egyptian capital under the New Kingdom from ab...
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Thebes

(Greece) Capital of Boeotia in ancient Greece. In the Peloponnesian War it was allied with Sparta against Athens. For a short time after 371 BC when Thebes defeated Sparta at Leuctra, it was the most powerful state in Greece. Alexander the Great destroyed it in 336 BC and although it was resto...
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Thebes

a Greek city that was the largest in the region of Boeotia; Thebes sided with the Persians against the Greeks in the Persian War and thus were greatly demoted in power after the war ended; Sparta allied itself with Thebes later when they sought help in their struggles against Athens; after the Peloponnesian War, however, they turned against Sparta;...
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Thebes

Ancient name for the modern city of Luxor.
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Thebes

Capital of Boeotia in ancient Greece. In the Peloponnesian War it was allied with Sparta against Athens. For a short time after 371 BC when Thebes defeated Sparta at Leuctra, it was the most...
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Thebes

Greek name of an ancient city (Niut-Amen) in Upper Egypt, on the Nile. Probably founded under the first dynasty, it was the centre of the worship of Amen, and the Egyptian capital under the New...
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Thebes

Located on both banks of the River Nile, about 450 miles south of modern Cairo. Thebes is partly occupied today by the towns of Karnak and Luxor. Known to the Egyptians as No-Amon (`the city of Amon”), it was named Thebes by the Greeks, who also called it Diospolis (`heavenly city”). Thebes first appears in Egyptian records during the Old Kin...
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Thebes

major city of Boeotia nomós (department), northwest of Athens, Greece, and one of the chief cities and powers of ancient Greece. On the acropolis of ... [14 related articles]
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Thebes

one of the famed cities of antiquity, the capital of the ancient Egyptian empire at its heyday. Thebes lay on either side of the Nile River at ... [13 related articles]
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Thebes

the capital city of Egypt for most of the New Kingdom. It was on the site of the modern city of Luxor. The Valley of the Kings is opposite on the West Bank.
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Thebes

Thebes (thēbz) , city of ancient Egypt. Luxor and Karnak now occupy parts of its site. The city developed at a very early date from a number of small villages, particularly one around modern Luxor (then called Epet), but remained relatively obscure until the rise of the Theban family that esta...
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Thebes

Thebes, chief city of Boeotia, in ancient Greece. It was originally a Mycenaean city. Thebes is rich in associations with Greek legend and religion (see Oedipus; the Seven against Thebes; Epigoni). Sometime before 1000 B.C., Thebes was settled by Boeotians and rapidly replaced Orchomenus as the regi...
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Thebes

[n] - an ancient Greek city in Boeotia destroyed by Alexander the Great in 336 BC
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