- (in ancient geography) a town in SE Thessaly: the home of Admetus and Alcestis.
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In what state of mind do we fancy Alexander of Pherae lived?
Thebe, daughter of Jason and wife of Alexander of Pherae, ii, 25.
The same dislike would be roused by the Athenian alliance with Alexander of Pherae (368-367).
Pelopidas, treacherously made prisoner by Alexander of Pherae, is rescued by Epaminondas.
Romans were encamped near Thebes, started with his whole force from Larisa in the direction of Pherae.