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Atreus

[ey-tree-uh s, ey-tryoos] /ˈeɪ tri əs, ˈeɪ tryus/
noun, Classical Mythology
1.
the father of Plisthenes, Agamemnon, Menelaus, and Anaxibia upon whose house Thyestes pronounced a curse.
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Atreus

/ˈeɪtrɪˌuːs; ˈeɪtrɪəs/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) a king of Mycenae, son of Pelops, father of Agamemnon and Menelaus, and member of the family known as the Atreids (ˈeɪtrɪɪdz)
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son of Pelops, father of Agamemnon and Menelaeus.

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