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Aegisthus

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Noun

1. aegisthus

(Greek mythology) the seducer of Clytemnestra and murderer of Agamemnon who usurped the throne of Mycenae until Agamemnon's son Orestes returned home and killed him

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Aegisthus

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noun
Greek mythology
a cousin to and the murderer of Agamemnon, whose wife Clytemnestra he had seduced. He usurped the kingship of Mycenae until Orestes, Agamemnon's son, returned home and killed him

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Aegisthus

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noun
Greek Mythology
the son of Thyestes and lover of Clytemnestra: he helps her to kill her husband, Agamemnon

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Aegisthus

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n.
Greek Mythology
The son of Thyestes and lover of Clytemnestra. He helped Clytemnestra kill her husband Agamemnon upon Agamemnon's return from the Trojan War.

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