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date: 29 November 2022

Aletes(1)locked

Aletes(1)locked

  • Emily Kearns

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Son of *Aegisthus, killed by *Orestes in Mycenae (Hyg., Fab. 122, perhaps from the Attic tragedy Aletes, TrGF 3. 2. fr. 1b). His name (‘Wanderer’) may suggest an aetiological connection with the aletis rite at the Attic festival *Anthesteria, linked in mythology with his sister *Erigone.

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  • Greek Myth and Religion

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