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Mythology & Beliefs: Polynices
In Greek and Roman Mythology, Polynices was the son of Oedipus; he and his brother Eteocles killed each other; burial rite, forbidden by Creon, performed by his sister Antigone.

Polyneices in Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (Πολυνείκης), the son of Oedipus and Iocaste, and brother of Eteocles and Antigone. (Hom. Il. 4.377; ADRASTUS.) - A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology, William Smith, Ed.

Polynices in Wikipedia In Greek mythology, Polynices or Polyneices (Greek: Πολυνείκης, transl. Polyneíkes, "manifold strife") was the son of Oedipus and Jocasta. His wife was Argea. His father, Oedipus, was discovered to have killed his father and married his mother, and was expelled from Thebes, leaving his sons Eteocles and Polynices to rule. Because of a curse put on them by their father, Oedipus, the sons, Polynices and Eteocles, did not share the rule peacefully and died as a result by killing each other in a battle to for the control of Thebes...

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