orestes orestes  /ɔ ˈrɛ stiz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) (Greek mythology) the son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra; his sister Electra persuaded him to avenge Agamemnon's death by killing Clytemnestra and Aegisthus

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    Orestes De La Paz’s exhibit at the Frost Art Museum in Miami in May recalled Chuck Palahniuk’s novel and film “Fight Club,” in which lead character Tyler Durden’s principal income source was making upscale soap using discarded liposuctioned fat fetched from the garbage of cosmetic surgeons (thus closing the loop of fat from rich ladies recycled back to rich ladies).
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Artvoice

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  • "There is a division in the Greeks," says Bond, "between the social problem and the self problem that we have to resolve. You can't have Orestes and Oedipus in the same play. You can't have Antigone and Medea in the same play. One also has to...
    on Jan 2, 2008 By: Edward Bond Source: guardian.co.uk

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