- a city at the foot of Mount Helicon where, according to mythology, the Muses performed their games.
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Examples from the Web for thespiae
After this exploit he beat a retreat, retiring into Thespiae, where he fortified their citadel for them.
The most celebrated statue of him was at Thespiae, the work of Praxiteles.
After the death of Phoebidas the Lacedaemonians despatched a polemarch with a division by sea to form the garrison of Thespiae.
The Thebans, on their side, desiring to retaliate, marched out with their whole force into the territory of Thespiae.
My eyes bear witness that our hearts are in accord; you and we alike are pained at the effacement of Plataeae and Thespiae.