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.
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...