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/iːˈdʒiːuːs; ˈiːdʒɪəs/
(Greek myth) an Athenian king and father of Theseus
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  • And, besides, her actual mode of escape is largely independent of aegeus.

    Medea of Euripides Euripides
  • Consequently she advised aegeus to invite him to a feast, that she might poison him.

  • At last he found aegeus, lonely and sorrowful, sitting in an inner chamber.

    Old Greek Stories James Baldwin
  • aegeus, the childless King of Athens, accidentally visits Corinth.

    Authors of Greece T. W. Lumb
  • He could scarcely wait to see whether King aegeus would recognize him, so eager was he to throw himself into his arms.

    Tanglewood Tales Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Thus these bad-hearted nephews of King aegeus, who were the own cousins of Theseus, at once became his enemies.

    Tanglewood Tales Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Now King aegeus had been gazing earnestly at the young stranger, as he drew near the throne.

    Tanglewood Tales Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • So saying, King aegeus took the golden goblet from the table, and was about to offer it to Theseus.

    Tanglewood Tales Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Even while he prayed there came a ship into the harbor, bringing a letter to aegeus and alarming news from Athens.

    Old Greek Stories James Baldwin
  • As the sword flashed from its scabbard, aegeus saw the letters that were engraved upon it-the initials of his own name.

    Old Greek Stories James Baldwin

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