Arcite

Greek - A knight of Thebes. Cousin of Palamon. He and Palamon, both captives of Theseus, fell in love with his daughter (or sister), Emily. She was promised as a prize in a tournament, which Arcite won. On his way to claim his prize, he was thrown from his horse and killed. Emily later married Palamon. In some references, referred to as Arcite.

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