Thyestes

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Thyestes

Thyestes (thīĕsˈtēz): see Atreus.
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Thyestes

cursed the house of Atreus, who had served him his sons in a stew. [Gk. Myth. & Drama: “Atreus,” Benét, 61]
See: Curse

Thyestes

unknowingly eats sons served by vengeful brother. [Rom. Lit.: Thyestes]
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