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Aegisthus

Aegisthus (ējĬs´thəs), in Greek mythology, according to most legends the incestuous offspring of Thyestes and his daughter Pelopia. At Thyestes' behest Aegisthus revenged the murder of his brothers by killing his uncle Atreus. Later, he was known as the lover of Clytemnestra and aided her in the murdering of her husband, Agamemnon. He was killed in revenge by Clytemnestra's son, Orestes.

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Thyestes

Thyestes in Greek mythology, the brother of Atreus and father of Aegisthus, whose brother tricked him into eating the flesh of his own children at a feast; part of the curse on the house of Atreus.

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Aegisthus

Aegisthus in Greek mythology, the lover of his cousin's wife Clytemnestra, who killed her husband Agamemnon; Aegisthus and Clytemnestra were in turn killed by her son Orestes.

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Thyestes

Thyestes (thīĕs´tēz): see Atreus.

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Aegisthus

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Thyestes

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