Eteocles


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Eteocles

(ētē`ōklēz): 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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Creon, for example, means "ruler." Oedipus' son's name, Polyneices, suggests both "many quarrels" (neikos) and "many corpses" (nekus), while his other son, Eteocles, means "genuine glory" (kleos) as well as "genuine weeping" (klaio).
The two sons, Eteocles and Polynices, in order to avoid bloodshed, agreed to rule Thebes in alternate years.
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En este verso, Antigona reafirma que lo que hace por un hermano--tambien por Eteocles, como puede verse antes y despues del verso citado (16)--no seria una obligacion si se tratara de una persona de distinto estatus--pienso que podemos dejar bastante abierto el rango de significados para dicho "estatus diferente": no-familiar, no-libre, no-griego y asi sucesivamente--.
The romance recounts the fight between Eteocles and Polynices about who is to rule Thebes.
The final example of suicide we will be dealing with, is that of the famous female character Antigone, daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta, sister of Polynices and Eteocles. After Oedipus' death at Colonus, where she had accompanied him, Antigone returned to Thebes.