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A-Z: General definitions: Polynices
DefinitionSon of Oedipus and Jocasta and brother of Eteocles, the brothers dying at each other's hands.
The name means 'swollen-foot'; he was so-called as a result of the spike driven through his feet when he was left to die as an infant; he was destined to kill his father Laius and marry his mother Jocasta.
Wife first of Laius, second of her son Oedipus, sister of Creon.
Son of Oedipus and Jocasta and brother of Polynices, the brothers dying at each other's hands.
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