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Thyestes

[thahy-es-teez] /θaɪˈɛs tiz/
noun, Classical Mythology
1.
the brother of Atreus who unknowingly ate the flesh of his own sons when served to him by Atreus.
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Thyestean
[thahy-es-tee-uh n, thahy-e-stee-uh n] /θaɪˈɛs ti ən, ˌθaɪ ɛˈsti ən/ (Show IPA),
Thyestian, adjective
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Thyestes

/θaɪˈɛstiːz/
noun
1.
(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
Derived Forms
Thyestean, Thyestian (θaɪˈɛstɪən; ˌθaɪɛˈstiːən) adjective
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