Thersander


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Thersander

(thərsăn`dər), in Greek legend, son of Polynices. He avenged his father's death in the expedition of the EpigoniEpigoni
, in Greek legend, the sons of the Seven against Thebes, who avenged the death of their fathers. Under the leadership of Adrastus and Alcmaeon, the Epigoni conquered Thebes 10 years after the Seven had fought alongside Polynices for the throne of Thebes.
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 and was made king of Thebes.
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Telephus comes out to the rescue and kills Thersander and son of Polyneices, and is himself wounded by Achilles.
sorcerer," by Thersander because of his power over Leucippe
Sin embargo, este nombre actualmente solo debe aplicarse a la especie tipo Calydna thersander (Stoll) y otras especies emparentadas por caracteres morfologicos y de genitalia que le son comunes.
The interaction between Encolpius, Lichas, Giton and Tryphaena (a kind of menage a quatre) seems similar to that between Thersander, Leucippe, Melite and Clitophon.
In the segment of the Kypria telling of preparations for the expedition against Troy, Telephus kills Thersander but is himself incurably wounded by Achilles in the process.
Alcmaeon might have forgotten this vow, but Thersander, the son of Polynices, bribed his mother, Epiphyle, to urge him on, as she had earlier urged Amphiaraus.
There, the villainous Sosthenes is likewise trying to convince his master Thersander of the worth of Leucippe, the kidnapped woman he has recently bought.
Bribed by Thersander, Polynices ' son, she urged Alcmaeon to lead the Epigoni against Thebes.
It has often been pointed out that Leucippe's belligerent self-defence against Thersander who lusts after her (Ach.
When Alcmaeon was grown, Eriphyle, bribed by Thersander, repeated her treachery, by sending Alcmaeon too into war with Thebes.
TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]; 8,14,4: 'The presiding officer, taking her by the right hand, led her out of the water, Thersander now defeated in two bouts.
Because of their qualms they rise to a higher moral stature than an Arsace (in Heliodorus), a Thersander (in Achilles Tatius), or a Manto (in Xenophon), and inspire sympathy when they inevitably succumb.