thebes

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primeval Egyptian personification of air and breath; worshipped especially at Thebes Amen , Amon , Amun
Thebes defeated Sparta in 371 BC; the battle ended Sparta's military supremacy in Greece battle of Leuctra , Leuctra
(Greek mythology) the brother of Jocasta and uncle of Antigone who became king of Thebes after the fall of Oedipus Creon
city in central Egypt on the east bank of the Nile that is a center for visitors to the ruins of and around Thebes El-Aksur , Luxor
(Greek mythology) queen of Thebes who unknowingly married her own son Oedipus Jocasta
(Greek mythology) a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father Laius and married his mother Jocasta; the subject of the drama `Oedipus Rex' by Sophocles King Oedipus , Oedipus , Oedipus Rex
(Greek mythology) king of Thebes who was unwittingly killed by his son Oedipus Laius
Greek inhabitant of ancient Thebes Theban
Egyptian inhabitant of ancient Thebes Theban
(Greek mythology) the blind prophet of Thebes who revealed to Oedipus that Oedipus had murdered his father and married his mother Tiresias
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