Seven against Thebes
(used with a plural verb) Classical Mythology. seven heroes, Amphiaraus, Capaneus, Eteoclus, Hippomedon, Parthenopaeus, Polynices, and Tydeus, who led an expedition against Thebes to depose Eteocles in favor of his brother Polynices: the expedition failed, but the Epigoni, the sons of the Seven against Thebes, conquered the city ten years later.
(used with a singular verb) (italics) a tragedy (468? b.c.) by Aeschylus.
Seven Against Thebes is the third play in an Oedipus-themed trilogy produced by
Aeschylus in 467 BC. The trilogy is sometimes referred to as the Oedipodea.
Dec 6, 2007 ... In Greek mythology, the seven champions who were killed fighting against
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The story of Seven Against Thebes is one of the plays that were written by the
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The war of the SEVEN AGAINST THEBES was an Argive intervention in a
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A large gathering of citizens of Thebes. Enter Eteocles with attendants. Eteocles
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