noun Classical Mythology.
Examples from the Web for aegisthus
No sooner had her husband gone to the wars than she set up Aegisthus in his place, as if there were no other king of Argos.Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew|Josephine Preston Peabody
The Aegisthus incident maintains the interest to the end in the masterly Sophoclean style of refined and searching irony.Authors of Greece|T. W. Lumb
They have stolen into the palace unobserved, and together they slay Aegisthus.The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4|Lucian of Samosata
A terrible blow this for Elektra, who had hoped that Orestes would return and wreak vengeance on the queen and Aegisthus.The Complete Opera Book|Gustav Kobb
He afterward returned and slew both Clytemnestra and Aegisthus.1000 Mythological Characters Briefly Described|Edward S. Ellis