thebes as the “anti-athens”? some observations on the city`s
... centrality of many “other” places in the mythical repertoire within which they
worked: it is clear that any non-Athenian setting may function as an “other”
topos, be it Greek (Argos, Sparta, Corinth), or non-Greek (Troy, Thrace, Persian
Susa). It is also important that, as with Thebes, all of these ...