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- Aegisthus (/ɪˈdʒɪsθəs/; Ancient Gr****: Αἴγισθος; also transliterated as Aigisthos, [ǎi̯ɡistʰos]) was a figure in Gr**** mythology. Aegisthus is known from...
- Aerope. Thyestes fathered Aegisthus with his own daughter, Pelopia, and this son vowed gruesome revenge on Atreus' children. Aegisthus murdered Atreus, restored...
- However, when Aegisthus was first born, he was abandoned by his mother, who was ashamed of the incestuous act. A shepherd found the infant Aegisthus and gave...
- Suddenly the exiled lover of Clytemnestra, Aegisthus, bursts into the palace to take his place next to her. Aegisthus proudly states that he devised the plan...
- had been sent to Phocis during his mother Clytemnestra's affair with Aegisthus. There he was raised with Pylades, and so considered him to be his closest...
- step father Aegisthus. When King Agamemnon returns from the Trojan War, his wife Clytemnestra (who has taken Agamemnon's cousin Aegisthus as a lover)...
- of Aegisthus and Clytemnestra, her mother Hecuba's fate, Odysseus's ten-year wanderings before returning to his home, and the murder of Aegisthus and...
- subsequent rape and forced marriage). Aegisthus saw his father Thyestes betra**** by Agamemnon's father Atreus (Aegisthus was conceived specifically to take...
- reason why Pompeius is said to have referred to Caesar as "Aegisthus". In Gr**** mythology, Aegisthus was conceived in an incestuous union when his father,...
- C****andra as his concubine, and thus not present for Agamemnon's murder by Aegisthus, the lover of his wife, Clytemnestra. Seven years later, Orestes returns...
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