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Aegisthus , i, m., = Αἴγισθος,
I.the son of Thyestes, who murdered Atreus and Agamemnon, with whose wife, Clytœmnestra, he lived in incest, and was finally slain by Orestes, Cic. N. D. 3, 38; Ov. R. Am. 161.— “Hence, Pompey called Cæsar Ægisthus, on account of his adulterous connection with Mucia,Suet. Caes. 50.
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    • Suetonius, Divus Julius, 50
    • Cicero, de Natura Deorum, 3.38
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