Orestes - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- the son of Agamemnon and Clytaemnestra
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And Alexis in his Orestes, Nicostratus in his Plutus, Men
tist recalls the friendship of Orestes and Pylades (the
Cometes (?) the son of Orestes, in whose time occurred
hus, for 17 years. Orestes, Tisamenus, Penthilus and Come
of Odysseus and Orestes occurred in his reign; and Aene
Apollo, by the treachery of Orestes the son of Agamemno
tor reproached the cities with Orestes and Oedipus. But
in Sicily. When Orestes took the image of Artemis away
proverb is drawn from Orestes, as Homer ( Od_3'309 )
- king of Macedonia, 399-396 B.C.
Archelaus for 24 years Orestes for 3 years Archelaus for
Archelaus - for 24 years Orestes - for 3 years Archelaus
(L. Aurelius Orestes) - Roman consul, 157 B.C.
Consuls: Sex. Julius Sex.f. Caesar, L. Aurelius L.f. Orestes
Roman envoys, led by L.Orestes, address the Achaeans at Corinth, and
Aurelius Orestes reports back on his embassy to Achaea.
Caesar , L. Aurelius L.f. L.n. Orestes & [p68]  & L.
(L. Aurelius Orestes) - Roman consul, 126 B.C.
Consuls: M. Aemilius Lepidus, L. Aurelius L.f. Orestes
Orestes subdues the Sardinians.
obtains winter provisions for Orestes' army from the allies of Rome.
The triumph of L. Aurelius Orestes, over the Sardinians.
and C. Aurelius Orestes, who were esteemed indifferent
M. Lepidus and L. Orestes [126 B.C.]: but after enjoying
Aurelius L.f. L.n. Orestes, proconsul, & from Sardinia,
(L. Aurelius Orestes) - Roman consul, 103 B.C.
Consuls: C. Marius C.f. III, L. Aurelius L.f. Orestes
(Cn. Aufidius Orestes) - Roman consul, 71 B.C.
Cn.Aufidius adopts Orestes, and M.Pupius adopts Piso, even though bot
mercus overrules the praetor Cn.Orestes to deprive Genucius, a "gallu
Consuls: P. Cornelius P.f. Lentulus Sura, Cn. Aufidius Cn.f. Orestes
- the title of a play by Euripides
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[Euripides] produced the Orestes, the Spartans had sent
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(after 188) s. Brennos and Orestes, whom [you] sent [as ambassa
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