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Thyestes , ae, m., = Θυέστης,
I.son of Pelops and brother of Atreus, who set before him for food the flesh of his own son; he was the father of Ægisthus, 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,
A. 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.
B. Thyestĭădes , ae, m., the (male) offspring of Thyestes; said of Ægisthus, Ov. A. A. 2, 407; Claud. VI. Cons. Hon. 113.
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