Destruction of Thebes

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  • Elsa Bouchard (University of Montreal)

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The Thebans had taken advantage of Alexander's absence from Greece to revolt against Macedonian domination. The city was destroyed and its inhabitants were enslaved to serve as an example.

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Bouchard, Elsa. "Destruction of Thebes". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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