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Ancient literary sources (2)

Perseus Encyclopedia


Place in Boeotia.



Some claim that it was the Ypothebes mentioned by Homer. He does not say anything about Thebes, because at his time it had been destroyed by the Expedition of the Epigoni. When Thebes was rebuilt the settlement was named Potniae after its goddesses.

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