jm38 - o Self-sacrifice Attack on Thebes • One chief per...

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o The Seven Against Thebes Eteocles and Polynices Agreement to share rule, they would switch yearly Exile of Polynices Necklace of Harmonia-takes it with him after being exiled Adrastus, king of Argos Prophecy- Tydeus and Polynices are fighting and they have a boar and lion on the shields. Promise to Polynices Seven Chieftains Adrastus, Amphiaraus, Capaneus, Hippomedon, Polynices, Tydeus, and Parthenopeus. Amphiaraus- prophecy Anouncement of Tiresias Menoeceus, son of Creon
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Unformatted text preview: o Self-sacrifice Attack on Thebes • One chief per gate • Defended by a hero Boast of Capaneus • Reaction of Zeus- strikes him down • Deaths of Tydeus and Amphiaraus Polynices vs. Eteocles • Fratricide • Family curse Aftermath • Sophocles – Antigone o Edict of Creon o Intigade -Defiance of Antigone for Polynices Death Sentence o Sophocles- Antigone Haemon, son of Creon • Fiance of Antigone...
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