Definition of Theban. Meaning of Theban. Synonyms of Theban

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Definition of Theban

Theban
Theban The"ban, a. [L. Thebanus.] Of or pertaining to Thebes. Theban year (Anc. Chron.), the Egyptian year of 365 days and 6 hours. --J. Bryant.

Meaning of Theban from wikipedia

- Theban can refer to: A thing or person of or from the city of Thebes, Greece. A thing or person of or from the city of Thebes, Egypt. The occult Theban...
- Sophocles feature Oedipus and also Antigone: they are generally known as the Theban plays, although each play was actually a part of a different tetralogy,...
- consisting of 150 pairs of male lovers which formed the elite force of the Theban army in the 4th century BC. Its predominance began with its crucial role...
- The Theban alphabet is a writing system with unknown origins which first came into publication in the 16th century. It was first published in Johannes...
- Athens, and sided with the Persians during the 480 BC invasion under Xerxes. Theban forces under the command of Epaminondas ended the power of Sparta at the...
- The Theban Legion (also known as the Martyrs of Agaunum) figures in Christian hagiography as an entire Roman legion — of "six thousand six hundred and...
- bank of the Nile, opposite Thebes (modern Luxor), within the heart of the Theban Necropolis. The wadi consists of two valleys, East Valley (where the majority...
- The Theban Necropolis is located on the west bank of the Nile, opposite Luxor, in Egypt. As well as the more famous royal tombs located in the Valley of...
- The Theban hegemony lasted from the Theban victory over the Spartans at Leuctra in 371 BC to their defeat of a coalition of Peloponnesian armies at Mantinea...
- Athenian left flank, a formation eight men deep, held off a formation of Thebans 25 deep without immediate collapse. It is difficult with the physical pushing...
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