/ (iːˈdʒiːuːs, ˈiːdʒɪəs) /

  1. Greek myth an Athenian king and father of Theseus

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How to use Aegeus in a sentence

  • He won all the contests at the Panathenaic festival at Athens, whose king, Aegeus, slew him out of jealousy.

  • The tribute continued to be paid until Theseus, son of Aegeus, went to Crete as one of the seven.

  • Aegeus was under a curse of childlessness, and his desolate condition suggests to Medea the ultimate form of her vengeance.

    Medea of Euripides | Euripides
  • Thus, the meeting with Aegeus is probably not the free invention of Euripides, but one of the data supplied to him by his subject.

    Medea of Euripides | Euripides
  • Medea might take them with her to Athens and trust to the hope of Aegeus' being able and willing to protect them.

    Medea of Euripides | Euripides