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Thespiae

[thes-pee-ee]
noun
  1. a city at the foot of Mount Helicon where, according to mythology, the Muses performed their games.
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Historical Examples

  • After this exploit he beat a retreat, retiring into Thespiae, where he fortified their citadel for them.

    Hellenica

    Xenophon

  • 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.

    Hellenica

    Xenophon

  • The Thebans, on their side, desiring to retaliate, marched out with their whole force into the territory of Thespiae.

    Hellenica

    Xenophon

  • My eyes bear witness that our hearts are in accord; you and we alike are pained at the effacement of Plataeae and Thespiae.

    Hellenica

    Xenophon