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 Theban Bard or Eagle.Thebes (1 syl.), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Theban Legion.
 
The legion raised in the Thebaïs of Egypt, and composed of Christian soldiers, led by St. Maurice. This legion is sometimes called “the Thundering Legion” (q.v.).   1
 


 Theban Bard or Eagle.Thebes (1 syl.), 

 
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