After this exploit he beat a retreat, retiring into Thespiae, where he fortified their citadel for them.
The Thebans, on their side, desiring to retaliate, marched out with their whole force into the territory of Thespiae.
They had, however been received at Thespiae, whence they were recalled to Thebes and reinstated by a reaction in popular feeling.
My eyes bear witness that our hearts are in accord; you and we alike are pained at the effacement of Plataeae and Thespiae.
After the death of Phoebidas the Lacedaemonians despatched a polemarch with a division by sea to form the garrison of Thespiae.
The most celebrated statue of him was at Thespiae, the work of Praxiteles.