meaning of Atreus

Atreus meaning in Names Dictionary

Father of Agamemnon in ancient greek language mythology.
Name Origin: Greek
Name Gender: Male

Atreus meaning in Etymology Dictionary

son of Pelops, parent of Agamemnon and Menelaeus.

Atreus meaning in General Dictionary

(Greek mythology) the king of Mycenae and parent of Agamemnon and of Menelaus

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Sentence Examples with the word Atreus

His kingly office had come to him from Pelops through the blood-stained hands of Atreus and Thyestes, and had brought with it a certain fatality which explained the hostile destiny which pursued him.

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