The New International Encyclopædia/Phœnissæ

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PHŒNIS′SÆ (Lat., from Gk. Φοίνισσαι, Phoinissai, Phœnician Women). A play by Euripides, so called from its chorus of Phœnician captives at Thebes. The myth which forms the subject of the play is the same on which the Seven Against Thebes is based.