a city at the foot of Mount Helicon where, according to mythology, the Muses performed their games.
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How to use Thespiae in a sentence
Presently he reached Thespiae, and that was the base for an advance upon Cynoscephalae, where he encamped on Theban territory.
Thus crossing Cithaeron he reached Thespiae, and from that base made the territory of Thebes his objective.
Here he halted sixteen days, and then again fell back upon Thespiae.
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.