Eteocles

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E·te·o·cles

 (ĭ-tē′ə-klēz′)
n. Greek Mythology
A son of Oedipus and Jocasta who agreed to reign in Thebes in alternating years with his brother, Polynices, but refused to resign after the first year.
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Eteocles

(ɪˈtiːəˌkliːz; ˈɛtɪə-)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a son of Oedipus and Jocasta. He expelled his brother Polynices from Thebes; they killed each other in single combat when Polynices returned as leader of the Seven against Thebes
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We might note here that if this compelling identification is in fact correct, it would almost certainly mean that Tawagalawa/Etewoklewes (Eteokles) was the author of the controversial "Kagamuna" letter, KUB 26.91 (AhT 6), with profound implications for the debate regarding the possible hegemony of Thebes in the thirteenth century (see further Teffeteller 2013).
In a letter to the `Wanax Agamemnon' the great Hittite king mentions that the brother of the Greek king, Eteokles, had been riding on the same chariot with his driver.
173): `Um den vielfachen Fragen nach dem Befinden und dem Aufenthalt ihres Vaters zu begegnen, haben Eteokles und Polyneikes den Thebanem gegenuber viele Ausreden notig, (cf.