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Εὐάδνη). A daughter of Iphis or Iphicles of Argos, who slighted the addresses of Apollo, and married Capaneus (q.v.), one of the seven chiefs who went against Thebes. When her husband had been struck with thunder by Zeus for his blasphemies and impiety, and his ashes had been separated from those of the rest of the Argives, she threw herself on his burning pile and perished in the flames (Verg. Aen. vi. 447; Theb. xii. 800).

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