Thyestes (Euripides)

Thyestes (Ancient Greek: Θυέστης) 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.[1]


  1. Conacher, D. J. (1970). "Review: The Tragedies of Euripides by T. B. L. Webster". Phoenix. 24 (1).

Further reading

  • Euripides: Fragments edd. Christopher Collard, Martin Cropp (Cantabrigiae [Mass.]: Harvard University Press, 2008) vol. 1 pp. 428-437 (Loeb Classical Library)
  • Tragicorum Graecorum fragmenta. 2a ed., vol. 5: Euripides ed. E. C. Kopff. Goettingae 2004.
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