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noun Classical Mythology.
  1. a son of Strophius who befriended Orestes, accompanied him in his wanderings, and eventually married Electra, sister of Orestes.
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Historical Examples of pylades

  • So he set out with his Pylades and sailed to the shore of Scythia.

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  • And of this Pylades also I will say that he is polluted in like manner with thee.

  • She is married,” said Orestes, “to this Pylades, whom thou seest.

  • At that moment Pylades at the head of a rescue party enters the temple.

  • Pylades is separated from Orestes, who temporarily loses his mind.