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Thestĭus , ii, m., = Θέστιος,
I.a king of Ætolia, father of Leda and Althæa, and of Plexippus and Toxeus, Ov. M. 8, 487; Hyg. Fab. 77; 155; 174.—Hence,
A. Thestĭă-des , ae, m., a (male) descendant of Thestius: “duo,” i. e. Plexippus and Toxeus, Ov. M. 8, 304 and 434: “respice Thestiaden,” i. e. Meleager, son of Althæa, id. F. 5, 305. —
B. Thestĭas , ădis, f., the daughter of Thestius, i. e. Althæa, Ov. M. 8, 452; 8, 473; id. Tr. 1, 7, 18.
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