Eriphyle


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Eriphyle

(ĕr'ĭfī`lē), in Greek legend, wife of Amphiaraüs and sister of Adrastus. She forced her husband into the battle of the 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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 when Polynices bribed her with the magic necklace of Harmonia. She later forced her son Alcmaeon into the war 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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 when Thersander, son of Polynices, bribed her with Harmonia's magic robe. When Alcmaeon learned the full truth of his mother's treachery, he killed her.

Eriphyle

dying at the hand of her son Alcmaeon, she curses any land that would shelter him. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 20]
See: Curse
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He may not indeed destroy the framework of the received legends--the fact, for instance, that Clytemnestra was slain by Orestes and Eriphyle by Alcmaeon but he ought to show invention of his own, and skilfully handle the traditional material.
I also saw Maera and Clymene and hateful Eriphyle, who sold her own husband for gold.
Eriphyle took the necklace as the price of her husband's life, but he is taking a bribe in order to compass a worse ruin.
While women do not have the individual capacity to change society, women do have the active capacity of causing dishonor or shame to their own family, as shown by the cases of Epikaste and Eriphyle (Od.
32) Parmi ces victimes, Virgile cite Phedre, Proscris et Eriphyle, Pasiphae, Laomien, Cenee, Deiphobe, frere prefere d'Hector.
12-62) has Amphiaraus married to Adrastus' sister, Eriphyle.
On the other hand, Kinberg (1865:561) used the relative development of the anterior prostomial margin to propose a new genus and separated several species in Eriphyle, with Eriphyle capensis Kinberg, 1865 as the type species.
El 22 de noviembre de 1893, Moreas anuncia que escribe una silva a Du Plessys (44-45), que se publicara el siguiente ano en Eriphyle.
6) George apparently attended the banquet of Le Pelerin passionne in 1891; a note from Moreas to George is dated August 1892; and in 1894, Moreas presented the German poet with his volume Eriphyle.
the Tyrrhenian amphora, formerly in the Bourguignon Collection in Naples, showing the slaying of Eriphyle on top of a tomb out of which arises a large snake: LIMC I, 1981, p.
Host range evolution: the shift from native legume hosts to alfalfa by the butterfly, Colias eriphyle.
He then tells how the necklace leads to the deaths of Eriphyle, Alcmaeon, and Phegeus, along with Phegeus' wife and sons; and to the enslavement of Callirrhoe (Lib.