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Adrastus, king of Argos, who assisted his son-in-law Polynices, and survived the war; Theb.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
Later on the banished prince married Adrastus's daughter, and the king equipped a large army to go with Polynices to Thebes.
Eteocles refused, however, to relinquish the throne; and with the help of the soldiers, drove Polynices out of the city.
Accordingly Polynices and Eteocles met face to face, and fought so fiercely that both of them were killed.
As Polynices was dead, and could not claim the scepter he had so longed to possess, they put his son Ther-san´der upon the throne.The Story of the Greeks|H. A. Guerber