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Θῆβαι , ῶν, and Θήβη: Thebes or Thebē—(1) the city in Boeotia, founded by Cadmus and fortified by Amphīon and Zethus, epithets ἑπτάπυλος, ἐυστέφανος, πολυήρατος.—(2) Egyptian Thebes, on the Nile, called ἑκατόμπυλαι, Ι 381, Od. 4.126.—(3) a city in the Troad, at the foot of Mt. Placus, the residence of king Eetion, Il. 1.366, Il. 6.397.
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