Thebes in Greece Founded by Ogyges & Wife Thebe a Niece of Cadmus for Whom Theban Cadmeia Named


Controversy surrounds the founding of Thebes in Boeotia of Greece circa 1500 b. c., whether founded by perhaps Pelasgian Ogyges or by Cadmus a Canaanite, but it’s probably a bit of both, for Thebe the namesake of Thebes and wife of Ogyges was a niece if Cadmus, a niece too if Phoenix for whom the Phoenicians became known, previously known as Canaanites or Sidonians.