thyestian

Thyestes

[thahy-es-teez]
noun Classical Mythology.
the brother of Atreus who unknowingly ate the flesh of his own sons when served to him by Atreus.

Thyestean [thahy-es-tee-uhn, thahy-e-stee-uhn] , Thyestian, adjective
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Thyestes (θaɪˈɛstiːz)
 
n
Greek myth son of Pelops and brother of Atreus, with whose wife he committed adultery. In revenge, Atreus killed Thyestes' sons and served them to their father at a banquet
 
Thyestean
 
adj
 
Thyestian
 
adj

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