noun Classical Mythology.
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OTHER WORDS FROM ThyestesThy·es·te·an [thahy-es-tee-uhn, thahy-e-stee-uhn], /θaɪˈɛs ti ən, ˌθaɪ ɛˈsti ən/, Thy·es·ti·an, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for Thyestes
His wife Arope was seduced by Thyestes, who was driven from Mycenae.
Some of these, such as the 'banquet of Thyestes,' bear a close resemblance to Teutonic stories which we know to be unhistorical.The Heroic Age|H. Munro Chadwick
I attended this table of Thyestes, as it seemed to me, only when I could not help it, on the days when I had to mount guard.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi; Volume the first|Count Carlo Gozzi
She points to phantoms which the Chorus cannot see, the ghosts of the children of Thyestes.
The vaticinations of Cassandra opened a terrific vista of the horrors accumulated upon the family of Thyestes.