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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How to use Aletes in a sentence
So Helymus does, so Aletes ripe of years, so the boy Ascanius, and the rest of the people follow.The Aeneid of Virgil | 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
Old Aletes laid his hands on their heads and with tears in his eyes blessed the gods for sending such deliverers.Half a Hundred Hero Tales | Various
Aletes was slain by Orestes, and 176 Electra became the wife of Pylades.
In the meantime Aletes, the son of Aegisthus, seized the throne of Mycenae.