- a son of Clytemnestra and her lover Aegisthus. He became ruler of Mycenae after the death of his parents.
- a descendant of Hercules who conquered Corinth.
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Examples from the Web for aletes
Aletes was slain by Orestes, and 176 Electra became the wife of Pylades.
So Helymus does, so Aletes ripe of years, so the boy Ascanius, and the rest of the people follow.The Aeneid of Virgil
Then the old man Aletes said: “Surely, Troy hath not altogether perished, having yet such hearts as yours.”Stories from Virgil
Alfred J. Church