Definition of Thyestes
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LNS
Thyestēs, Thyestae
Thyestes
Θυέστης,
noun (m., 1st Greek declension)
  1. son of Pelops and brother of Atreus, who set before him for food the flesh of his own son
  2. he was the father of Aegisthus
Abbreviations
Thyestes, ae, m., = Θυέστης, son of Pelops and brother of Atreus, who set before him for food the flesh of his own son; he was the father of Aegisthus, Hyg. Fab. 88; Plaut. Rud. 2, 6, 25; Cic. Tusc. 3, 12, 26; Hor. A. P. 91; id. C. 1, 16, 17; Pers. 5, 8.

— Hence, Thyestēus, a, um, adj., of or belonging to Thyestes, Thyestean: Mycenae, Luc. 1, 544: mensa, Ov. P. 4, 6, 47; id. M. 15, 462: exsecratio, Cic. Pis. 19, 43; cf. preces, Hor. Epod. 5, 86: more furere, Sen. Contr. 1, 1 med.

— Thyestiades, ae, m., the (male) offspring of Thyestes; said of Aegisthus, Ov. A. A. 2, 407; Claud. VI. Cons. Hon. 113.
 
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