Translation for 'Eteocles' from English to Bulgarian
NOUN   Eteocles | -
Eteocles {noun}
Етеокъл {м}
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Translation for 'Eteocles' from English to Bulgarian

Eteocles {noun}
Етеокъл {м}мит.
Usage Examples English
  • Tisiphone and her sister Megaera stir Polynices to challenge Eteocles to single combat to decide the war.
  • Meanwhile, the throne of Thebes has been divided between Oedipus' two sons, Eteocles and Polynices.
  • Polynices and Eteocles made a pact that each should rule alternately for one year at a time.
  • Aeschylus' play, "Seven Against Thebes", depicts the war and demise of Eteocles and Polynices.
  • After their father's death, Polynices was to rule Thebes with his brother Eteocles on alternating years.

  • Natalie Haynes' novel The Children of Jocasta (2017) portrays Creon as the architect of Eteocles' murder of Polynices, so that he can have Eteocles killed as a traitor and become king himself.
  • After Oedipus' self-exile his sons Eteocles and Polynices engaged in a civil war for the Theban throne, which resulted in both brothers dying fighting each other.
  • According to Apollodorus, Polynices and Eteocles agreed to rule Thebes in alternate years.
  • The events in the Greek tragedy Antigone unfold due to the previous war between the princely brothers, Eteocles and Polyneices, who killed each other in combat.
  • A mortal son of Cephissus was Eteocles by Euippe, daughter of Leucon, son of Athamas.

  • "Dioptis eteocles" is a moth of the family Notodontidae first described by Herbert Druce in 1885. It is found in Nicaragua, Honduras and Guatemala.
  • Eteocles then meets with Creon to plan for the coming battle; since the Argives are sending one company against each gate, the Thebans select one company to defend each of the seven gates.
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