I attended this table of Thyestes, as it seemed to me, only when I could not help it, on the days when I had to mount guard.
You have heard what happened in the quarrel of Atreus and Thyestes?
Cicero records that the Thyestes was represented at the celebration of the Ludi Apollinares, shortly before the poet's death.
The tragical distractions of Tereus and Thyestes are nonsense to us.
According to Quintilian, his Thyestes was equal to any composition of the Greek tragic poets.
His wife Arope was seduced by Thyestes, who was driven from Mycenae.
Atreus, to revenge himself of his unnatural brother, killed the sons of Thyestes, and invited him to eat them.
Thou knowest the strife that took place between Atreus and Thyestes?
IV 517 f. Aigisthos is said to have dwelt where Thyestes had formerly dwelt, though unfortunately the locality is not stated.
She points to phantoms which the Chorus cannot see, the ghosts of the children of Thyestes.