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Labdăcus , i, m., = Λάβδακος,
I.a king of Thebes, father of Lāius, Sen. Herc Fur. 495; id. Phoen. 53.—
II. Hence,
A. Lab-dăcĭus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Labdacus: “dux,” i. e. Eteocles, so called after his grandfather Lāius, Stat. Th. 2, 210.—
B. Labdăcĭdes , ae, m., a male descendant of Labdacus, a Labdacide; applied to Polynīces as grandson of Laius, Stat. Th. 6, 450. —Plur.: Labdăcĭdae , ārum, m., the Thebans, Stat. Th. 9, 777; 10, 36.
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    • Seneca, Hercules Furens, 495
    • Seneca, Phoenissae, 53
    • Statius, Thebias, 2
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