Aegisthus


Aegisthus

Aegisthus, ī, m. (Αἴγισθος), Sohn des Thyestes, Verführer der Klytämnestra u. mit deren Beihilfe Mörder ihres Gatten Agamemnon, von Orestes erschlagen, Cic. de nat. deor. 3, 91. Ov. rem. 161. – appellat., ein Ägisthus = ein Ehebrecher, Suet. Caes. 50, 1.


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