Definition of Thyesteus
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LNS
Thyestēus, Thyestēa, Thyestēum
Thyestes
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. of or belonging to Thyestes
  2. Thyestean
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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