thebaic

Thebes

[theebz]
noun
1.
an ancient city in Upper Egypt, on the Nile, whose ruins are located in the modern towns of Karnak and Luxor: a former capital of Egypt.
2.
a city of ancient Greece, in Boeotia: a rival of ancient Athens.

Thebaic [thi-bey-ik] , adjective
Theban [thee-buhn] , adjective, noun
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Thebaic (θɪˈbeɪɪk)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to the ancient Greek city of Thebes or its inhabitants
2.  of or relating to the ancient Egyptian city of Thebes or its inhabitants

Thebes (θiːbz)
 
n
1.  (in ancient Greece) the chief city of Boeotia, destroyed by Alexander the Great (336 bc)
2.  (in ancient Egypt) a city on the Nile: at various times capital of Upper Egypt or of the entire country

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