- the sons of the Seven against Thebes: they resumed the conflict a decade later and razed Thebes
Other Word Forms of Epigone
Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Epigone
- the Epigoni
Origin of Epigone
From French épigones, from Latin epigonī, from Ancient Greek ἐπίγονοι (epigonoi), plural form of ἐπίγονος (epigonos, “born after”), from ἐπιγίγνομαι (epigignomai, “I come after”), from ἐπί (epi, “upon”), from γίγνομαι (gignomai, “I become”).
French épigone sing. of épigones from Greek Epigonoi sons of the seven heroes against Thebes from pl. of epigonos born after epi- epi- gonos child, seed genə- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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