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Headword: *qhbai/+s
Adler number: theta,321
Translated headword: Thebais, Thebaid
Vetting Status: high
[The name of a] territory.
Greek Original:
*qhbai/+s: xw/ra.
That of Thebes (Thebai) -- either the Boeotian (Greek) one or the Egyptian one; see LSJ s.v., and theta 322.
There were other cities called Thebai, notably that of Phthiotis in Thessaly (phi 496, cf. alpha 1736), but 'Thebais' is not attested in application to their territory.
Keywords: definition; geography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 30 November 2002@09:51:09.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 30 November 2002@11:54:46.
Nicholas Fincher (augmented note) on 17 July 2003@07:05:42.
David Whitehead (added x-refs) on 17 July 2003@08:52:41.
David Whitehead on 1 August 2011@03:51:31.
David Whitehead on 28 April 2016@04:11:06.


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