noun Classical Mythology.
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Eteocles refused, however, to relinquish the throne; and with the help of the soldiers, drove Polynices out of the city.Stories of Old Greece and Rome|Emilie Kip Baker
Eteocles then usurped the rule while Polyneices called an Argive host to attack Thebes.Authors of Greece|T. W. Lumb
But Eteocles, stumbling with his foot against a stone, which rolled under his tread, places his limb without the shield.The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I.|Euripides
The first year fell to the lot of Eteocles, who, when his time expired, refused to surrender the kingdom to his brother.The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art (2nd ed.) (1911)|Charles Mills Gayley
Their worship was said to have been instituted by Eteocles, whose three daughters fell into a well while dancing in their honour.