In Greek mythology, Tisamenus (Ancient Greek: Τισαμενός) was a king of Thebes, son of Thersander and Demonassa, the daughter of Amphiaraus. When Thersander died on Mysia in the Trojan War, Peneleos acted as regent for Tisamenus until he came of age. Little is known about his rule. He was succeeded by his son Autesion.
In Greek mythology, Proetus may refer to the following personages:
In Greek mythology, Alcmaeon, as one of the Epigoni, was the leader of the Argives who attacked Thebes, taking the city in retaliation for the deaths of their fathers, the Seven against Thebes, who died while attempting the same thing.
In Greek mythology, Argia or Argea was a daughter of King Adrastus of Argos, and of Amphithea, daughter of Pronax. She was married to Polynices, the exiled king of Thebes, and bore him three sons: Thersander, Adrastus, and Timeas.
Tisamenus, in Greek mythology, was a son of Orestes and Hermione, daughter of Menelaus, or Erigone, daughter of Aegisthus who were first cousins twice over, so Tisamenus had only five great-grandparents, instead of the usual eight. Tisamenus succeeded his father to the thrones of Argos, Mycenae and Sparta.
In Greek mythology, the name Thersander refers to several distinct characters:
In Greek mythology, the Epigoni or Epigonoi are the sons of the Argive heroes, the Seven against Thebes, who had fought and been killed in the first Theban war, the subject of the Thebaid, in which Polynices and his allies attacked Thebes because Polynices' brother, Eteocles, refused to give up the throne as promised. The second Theban war, also called the war of the Epigoni, occurred ten years later, when the Epigoni, wishing to avenge the death of their fathers, attacked Thebes.
In Greek mythology, Demonassa or Demonassae was a name attributed to five women.
Tisamenus is the name of several people in classical history and mythology:
In Greek mythology, Autesion, was a king of Thebes. He was the son of Tisamenus, the grandson of Thersander and Demonassa and the great-grandson of Polynices and Argea.
In Greek mythology, Peneleos or, less commonly, Peneleus, son of Hippalcimus (Hippalmus) and Asterope, was an Achaean soldier in the Trojan War.
In Greek mythology, the name Borus may refer to:
In Greek mythology, the name Ctesippus may refer to:
In Greek mythology, Erigone was the daughter of Aegisthus and Clytemnestra, rulers of Mycenae. Some accounts said that by her half-brother, Orestes, Erigone was the mother of Penthilus and Tisamenus.
In Greek mythology, the name Coronus may refer to:
In Greek mythology, Almus or Halmus was a Corinthian prince son of King Sisyphus and possibly by the Pleiad Merope. He was the brother of Glaucus, Ornytion, Thersander, and probably Sinon and Porphyrion.
In Greek mythology, Ornytion or Ornytus (Ὄρνυτος) may refer to two different characters:
In Greek mythology, Cometes may refer to the following figures:
In Greek mythology, Aristomachus may refer to several figures including:
In Greek mythology, the name Thersander or Thersandros was one of the Epigoni, who attacked the city of Thebes. This is in retaliation for the deaths of their fathers, the war of the Seven against Thebes, who had attempted the same thing.
In Greek mythology, Maera or Maira may refer to the following personages: