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  1. Pelopidas. The Theban–Spartan War of 378–362 BC was a series of military conflicts fought between Sparta and Thebes for hegemony over Greece. Sparta had emerged victorious from the Peloponnesian War against Athens (431–404 BC), and occupied an hegemonic position over Greece.

  2. Sep 22, 2020 · In Thebes: The Forgotten City of Ancient Greece, acclaimed classicist and historian Paul Cartledge brings the city vividly to life and argues that it is central to our understanding of the ancient Greeks’ achievements—whether politically or culturally—and thus to the wider politico-cultural traditions of western Europe, the Americas, and ...

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  3. Nov 20, 2020 · 1. Ancient Thebes was located in Greece. Thebai (the ancient spelling of Thebes) is not in Egypt but somewhere in the middle of mainland Greece, about 90 km NW of Athens by road. There was indeed a Thebes in Egypt, which was actually the capital of New Kingdom (late second millennium BCE) Egypt. But unlike Greek Thebes, that city has rarely if ...

  4. Jan 18, 2024 · Thebes, one of the famed cities of antiquity, the capital of the ancient Egyptian empire at its heyday. It covered an area of some 36 square miles. The main part of the city was situated along the Nile’s east bank. Along the west bank was the necropolis, an area containing the royal tombs and mortuary temples.

  5. 3 days ago · Map with Thiva or Thebes – Coordinates: 38°19′N 23°19′E – Click to enlarge map. The modern city contains an Archaeological Museum, the remains of the Cadmea (Bronze Age and forward citadel), and scattered ancient remains. Modern Thebes is the largest town of Boeotia. It is situated at highway E962, about 4 km south of the junction ...

  6. Thebes, Greece. What is left of old Thebes today. Thebes is a city in Central Greece in Boeotia. Today, about 23,000 people live there. It lies on the border of Boeotia and Attica. Archaeologists have found a Mycenaean settlement. They have also found clay tablets written in Linear B script.

  7. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › CadmeaCadmea - Wikipedia

    Cadmea. Coordinates: 38.3194°N 23.3167°E. Ruins of the Cadmea. The Cadmea, or Cadmeia ( Greek: Καδμεία, Kadmía ), was the citadel of ancient Thebes, Greece, which was named after Cadmus, the legendary founder of Thebes. [1] The area is thought to have been settled since at least the early Bronze Age, although the history of settlement ...

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