- one of the Seven against Thebes, who was destroyed by Zeus for blasphemy.
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Historical Examples of capaneus
But Capaneus has by lot obtained his station against the Electran gate.
And this agrees with the fate of Capaneus as described in Soph.
But the son of Capaneus was not unmindful of the orders that Diomed had given him.The Iliad
He even rebukes the son of Capaneus for answering Agamemnon haughtily.Homer and His Age
But where is he who utters such dreadful insults against this city, Capaneus?