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a son of Clytemnestra and her lover Aegisthus. He became ruler of Mycenae after the death of his parents.
a descendant of Hercules who conquered Corinth.
Historical Examples

Aletes was slain by Orestes, and 176 Electra became the wife of Pylades.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 2 Various

So Helymus does, so Aletes ripe of years, so the boy Ascanius, and the rest of the people follow.
The Aeneid of Virgil Virgil

Then the old man Aletes said: “Surely, Troy hath not altogether perished, having yet such hearts as yours.”
Stories from Virgil Alfred J. Church


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