Aegistheus

All Noun
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  • Meanwhile, the throne of Mycenae went to Aletes, son of Aegistheus, but not for long.
  • He returned as an adult to slay Clytemnestra and Aegistheus.
  • According to the tragedy, Clytemnestra secretly hates her husband Agamemnon, whom she professes to love, and wishes to put him out of the way that she may marry her lover, AEgistheus. Cited from Lady Byron Vindicated, by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Since his return, Nestor has been saddened by the death of Agamemnon, slain on his arrival at Mycenae by his faithless wife Clytemnestra and her lover Aegistheus. Cited from The Book of the Epic, by Helene A. Guerber
  • Clytemnestra was aided in her crime by Aegistheus, who reigned subsequently, but Orestes, son of Agamemnon, was smuggled out to Phocis.