Part 2 of Project
After 2 years have passed, Arcite decided to disguise himself, return to Athens and pass unknown. Arcite worked as a page in Emelye's house and was so well loved that Theseus soon made him squire of his chamber.
Palamon lived 7 years in the dungeon and finally escaped to make it towards thebes. Soon from behind the bushes he saw Arcite talking to himself about emelye, so he leaped out and revealed himself.
Since neither had weapons, they made a vow to meet tomorrow and fight to the death over Emelye. They returned the next day armed for battle At the same time, and in the same place
Arcite and Palamon starting fighting, theseus, Hippolyta, and emelye stopped them, after finding out their true identities theseus declared their death, the queen and Emily gave them mercy, theseus agreed for them to war but with 100 knights to win emelye’s love.
The night before the duel everyone prayed to their Gods. Theseus commissioned the building of a stadium for the duel, Palamon brought Lycurgus, the king of Thrace, to fight with him, and Arcite brought Emetreus, the king of India.
Arcite went at Palamon viciously, and Palamon fought back but Emetreus seized Palamon stabbing him with his sword. Trying to help Palamon, Lycurgus was struck, and emetreus wounded himself. Theseus declared that Arcite had won.
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