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Capaneus:see Seven against ThebesSeven against Thebes,
in Greek legend, seven heroes—Polynices, Adrastus, Amphiaraüs, Hippomedon, Capaneus, Tydeus, and Parthenopaeus—who made war on Eteocles, king of Thebes.
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struck dead by a thunderbolt for boasting that not even Jove could stop him from scaling the wall of Thebes. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 166]