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Example sentences from the Web for orestes
And, in spite of all her pride, and of Orestes's presence, her eyes filled with scalding tears.Hypatia|Charles Kingsley
For the whole scout family had taken very kindly to Orestes.Tom Slade on Mystery Trail|Percy Keese Fitzhugh
Orestes loved Hermione 1279 more intensely for that very reason; because she had begun to belong to another man.
Behold, I bear and deliver to thee a letter, O Orestes, from this thy sister.The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I.|Euripides
For example, Orestes in the Iphigenia reveals the fact that he is Orestes.Poetics|Aristotle
British Dictionary definitions for orestes
Cultural definitions for orestes
In classical mythology, the son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra, and brother of Electra. Agamemnon was killed by Clytemnestra and her lover, Aegisthus. To avenge the murder, Orestes and Electra killed them both.