Orestes   - in ancient sources @ attalus.org


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  Orestes   - the son of Agamemnon and Clytaemnestra
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[Longin]:Subl_15   cannot even understand that when Orestes says,
Aelian:NA_1.24   atist friends, have your Oresteses* and your Alcmaeons
Athen_6.247   And Alexis in his Orestes, Nicostratus in his Plutus, Men
Callim:Epigr_60   tist recalls the friendship of Orestes and Pylades (the
Cic:Tusc_3.11   Athamas, Alcmaeon, Ajax, and Orestes, were raving furere :
Euseb]:Chron_177   Cometes (?) the son of Orestes, in whose time occurred
Euseb]:Chron_179   hus, for 17 years. Orestes, Tisamenus, Penthilus and Come
Euseb]:Chron_185   of Odysseus and Orestes occurred in his reign; and Aene
Just_17.3   Apollo, by the treachery of Orestes the son of Agamemno
Nepos_15.6   Thus from Argos came Orestes and Alcmaeon, the matricides;
Plin:HN_7.74   attest that the body of Orestes dug up at the command
Plin:HN_33.156   Areopagus and the Trial of Orestes on two goblets valued at
Plin:HN_35.136   is given to Timomachus's Orestes, his Iphigenia among the
Plin:HN_35.144   Theon a Madness of Orestes, a Thamyras the Harper;
Plut:Mor_193   tor reproached the cities with Orestes and Oedipus. But
ValMax_4.6e.3   of the friends of Sardanapallus. Orestes is better known by his
Vit:Theoc_1   in Sicily. When Orestes took the image of Artemis away
Zenob_3.94   proverb is drawn from Orestes, as Homer ( Od_3'309 )

  Orestes 2   - king of Macedonia, 399-396 B.C.
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ChronSynt_90 Archelaus for 24 years Orestes for 3 years Archelaus for
Euseb]:Chron_229 Archelaus - for 24 years Orestes - for 3 years Archelaus

  Orestes 3   (L. Aurelius Orestes) - Roman consul, 157 B.C.
157/_ Consuls: Sex. Julius Sex.f. Caesar, L. Aurelius L.f. Orestes
147/11 Roman envoys, led by L.Orestes, address the Achaeans at Corinth, and
147/15 Aurelius Orestes reports back on his embassy to Achaea.
    Within translations:
FastCap_p66   Caesar , L. Aurelius L.f. L.n. Orestes & [p68] [156] & L.
Plin:HN_33.55   of Sextus Julius and Lucius Aurelius {157 BC} seven years before

  Orestes 4   (L. Aurelius Orestes) - Roman consul, 126 B.C.
126/_ Consuls: M. Aemilius Lepidus, L. Aurelius L.f. Orestes
126/6 Orestes subdues the Sardinians.
125/1 obtains winter provisions for Orestes' army from the allies of Rome.
122/15 The triumph of L. Aurelius Orestes, over the Sardinians.
    Within translations:
Cic:Brut_94 and C. Aurelius Orestes, who were esteemed indifferent
Cic:Brut_109 M. Lepidus and L. Orestes [126 B.C.]: but after enjoying
FastTr_p106 Aurelius L.f. L.n. Orestes, proconsul, & from Sardinia,

  Orestes 5   (L. Aurelius Orestes) - Roman consul, 103 B.C.
103/_ Consuls: C. Marius C.f. III, L. Aurelius L.f. Orestes

  Orestes 6   (Cn. Aufidius Orestes) - Roman consul, 71 B.C.
95/22 Cn.Aufidius adopts Orestes, and M.Pupius adopts Piso, even though bot
77/38 mercus overrules the praetor Cn.Orestes to deprive Genucius, a "gallu
71/_ Consuls: P. Cornelius P.f. Lentulus Sura, Cn. Aufidius Cn.f. Orestes
ValMax_7.7.6   from the urban praetor Cn. Orestes, that the property of Naevius
ValMax_7.7.7   more severe urban praetor than Orestes. He would not allow Vecilius

  Orestes 7   - the title of a play by Euripides
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Philoch_139 [Euripides] produced the Orestes, the Spartans had sent

  Orestes   - in documents
SEG_47.1745 (after 188)   s. Brennos and Orestes, whom [you] sent [as ambassa


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