The scholarship available on the City State of Thebes.


  • Buck, R.J., Boiotia and the Boiotian League, 432-371 B.C., Edmonton, 1994.
  • Buckler, J., The Theban hegemony 371-362 B.C., Cambridge MA, 1980.
  • Cartledge, P., Thebes: the Forgotten City of Ancient Greece, New York, 2020.
  • Rockwell, N., Thebes: a History, Abingdon, 2017.

Further Reading

  • Berman, D.W., Myth, Literature, and the Creation of the Topography of Thebes, Cambridge, 2015.
  • Cartledge, P., ‘The Boiotian superstate 395 BC’ in Polis & politics: studies in ancient Greek history : presented to Mogens Herman Hansen on his sixtieth birthday, August 20, 2000, Copenhagen, 2000, 397-418.
  • Hack, H.M., ‘Thebes and the Spartan Hegemony, 386-382 B.C.’ in The American Journal of Philology 99.2, 1987, 210-227.
  • Larsen, J.A.O., Greek federal states: their institutions and history, Oxford, 1968, 12-26.
  • Roy, J., ‘Thebes in the 360s B.C.’ in The Cambridge ancient history: Vol.6: The fourth century B.C., Cambridge, 1994, 187-208.