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n. - An ancient Greek city in Boeotia destroyed by Alexander the Great in 336 BC; An ancient Egyptian city on the Nile River that flourished from the 22nd century BC to the 18th century BC.

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  • From the moment of her arrival in Thebes, Nefertiti is beloved by the people.
  • Amun and other gods in Thebes and left the capital, aiming to build a new one in the place now known as Tell El-Amarna.
  • The title refers to the Greek chorus, which is composed of Phoenician women on their way to Delphi who are trapped in Thebes by the war.
  • Geog.” s.v. The name Thebes pedion preserves the site. for more
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