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LITERATURE
Ancient
→ Statius → Thebaid → Book XI: Single combat between Eteocles and Polyneices
→ vv. 21-56: Terrified by Capaneus' death, the Argives flee back to their camp
→ vv. 75-112: Tisiphone aks Megaera to help her stir up single combat between Eteocles and Polyneices
→ vv. 119-135: Jupiter refuses to watch what will come out of the furies' plans
→ vv. 142-146: Polyneices has a vision of his wife Argia mourning for him
→ vv. 150-154: Tisiphone touches Polyneices
→ vv. 154-192: Polyneices tells Adrastus of his intention to challenge Eteocles to single combat
→ vv. 226-228: At Eteocles's sacrifice to Jupiter his diadem falls into the fire
→ vv. 257-309: The courtiers beg Eteocles not to accept Polyneices's challenge, but Creon pushes him to do so, finally Eteocles accepts
→ vv. 315-353: Jocasta, mother of Eteocles, begs him not to enter into the combat
→ vv. 354-382: Antigone, standing on the wall, begs her brother Polyneices not to enter into the combat
→ vv. 403-406: Eteocles and Polyneices ride out to the combat
→ vv. 477-481: Pietas appears, trying to stop the single combat
→ vv. 499-508: The single combat between Eteocles and Polyneices begins on horseback
→ vv. 540-573: The dying Eteocles stabs the triumphant Polyneices into the heart
→ vv. 594-626: Blind Oedipus, supported by Antigone, arrives to lament for his sons
→ vv. 634-641: Upon hearing the news Jocasta falls into the sword of Laius
→ vv. 665-756: Creon, the new king, banishes Oedipus from Thebes