Economic, agricultural success is witnessed that there are so many polis and small area. organized into a federation. Thu (slide) in mycenaean period, there are palaces at thebes called gla* not occupied in the archaic period but on the east side. Range of hills and in between natural border in the south and it was a big open plain (good agrictulrual alnd) for beoeotia. earlier inhabitance thuc. talks about is the trojan war by the beoeotians. The beotians do appear in the homeric catelogue. some of the beoti participated in the trojan war and the rest came after the war. description in the catelogue ship is that eotian s first listed in the catelogy. Thu (slide) talk with argos . anti spartan league. communicated with proposal of 4 councils. (slide) refelcting dominace of thebes. what we see, instead of 4 council, there are 11 units. thebes provide 4.