Polyneikes and Eteokles (page 505)

Chapter 14: Thebes

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Hepta 778-90 Aischylos, Hepta epi Thebas (Seven against Thebes)

[Oidipous] carried away in pain over his wretched marriage, with maddened heart accomplished a twin evil. With the hand that killed his father he took away his eyes, dearer than children [?]. And wrathful athe fostering /tendance he cast bitter-tongued curses upon his children, that they would someday share out the property witn an iron-wielding hand. (Transl. T. N. Gantz) Greek Text

Hepta 782Aischylos, Hepta epi Thebas(Seven against Thebes)

[Oidipous] accomplished a twin evil. (Transl. T. N. Gantz) Greek Text

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