Θήβης, possessive gen., not gen. with ὁμόπτολις, which=‘of the same city’: the sense is, ‘the united folk of Thebes,’=the whole city, “πάνδημος πόλις” (7). Cp. 693. The epic “πτόλις” is used both in lyr. and in dial. by Aesch. and Eur. , but in neither by
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