Polynices

[ pol-uh-nahy-seez ]

nounClassical Mythology.
  1. a son of Oedipus and Jocasta and brother of Eteocles and Antigone on whose behalf the Seven against Thebes were organized.

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Polynices

/ (ˌpɒlɪˈnaɪsiːz) /


noun
  1. Greek myth a son of Oedipus and Jocasta, for whom the Seven Against Thebes sought to regain Thebes. He and his brother Eteocles killed each other in single combat before its walls

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