Thebes vs Cadmus - What's the difference?

thebes | cadmus |


As proper nouns the difference between thebes and cadmus

is that thebes is (dated) while cadmus is (greek mythology) a phoenician prince, son of king agenor of tyre was sent by his royal parents to seek and return his sister europa after being abducted from phoenicia by zeus credited with founding greek city of thebes and inventing greek alphabet.

thebes

English

(wikipedia Thebes)

Alternative forms

* (dated)

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • Any of two important cities in antiquity, either in Greece or Egypt.
  • Anagrams

    *

    cadmus

    English

    (wikipedia Cadmus)

    Alternative forms

    * Kadmos

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • (Greek mythology) A Phoenician prince, son of king Agenor of Tyre. Was sent by his royal parents to seek and return his sister Europa after being abducted from Phoenicia by Zeus. Credited with founding Greek city of Thebes and inventing Greek alphabet.