Thyestes (disambiguation)

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Thyestes was the mythical king of Olympia.

Thyestes may also refer to:

Thyestes is a lost tragedy by Euripides. The play may have concerned the myth of Thyestes' seduction of Areope, the wife of his brother Atreus, and Atreus' subsequent revenge on Thyestes, killing his children and serving them to him at a feast.

<i>Thyestes</i> (Seneca) tragedy by Seneca the Younger

Thyestes is a first century AD fabula crepidata of approximately 1112 lines of verse by Lucius Annaeus Seneca, which tells the story of Thyestes, who unwittingly ate his own children who were slaughtered and served at a banquet by his brother Atreus. As with most of Seneca's plays, Thyestes is based upon an older Greek version with the same name by Euripides.

<i>Thyestes</i> (fish) genus of fishes (fossil)

Thyestes is an extinct genus of osteostracan agnathan vertebrate of Europe whose fossils are found in Middle to Late Ludlow-aged marine strata of Late Silurian Europe. Individuals of Thyestes superficially resembled Cephalaspis, but were more closely related to Auchenaspis and Tremataspis.

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