noun Classical Mythology.
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For Campaneus you wolde reade Capaneus, wherunto I cannott yelde.
Those guilty as against God, the blasphemers, lie prone like Capaneus (line 46), and are subject to the fiercest pain.The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri|Dante Alighieri
He ended, and his sovereign's awful voice Tydides reverencing, nought replied; But thus the son of glorious Capaneus.The Iliad of Homer|Homer
And this agrees with the fate of Capaneus as described in Soph.
He even rebukes the son of Capaneus for answering Agamemnon haughtily.Homer and His Age|Andrew Lang