Orest

Orest

In Greek mythology, Orestes (/ɒˈrɛstiːz/; Greek: Ὀρέστης ) was the son of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon. He is the subject of several Ancient Greek plays and of various myths connected with his madness and purification, which retain obscure threads of much older ones.

Orestes has a root in ὄρος (óros), "mountain". The metaphoric meaning of the name is the person "who can conquer mountains".

Read more about Orest:  Other Literature and Media, Orestes and Pylades

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Orestes and Pylades
... "Taking the love god as the mediator of their emotions for each other, they sailed together as it were on the same vessel of life...nor did they restrict their affectionate friendship to the limits of Hellas...as soon as they set foot on the land of the Tauride, the Fury of matricides was there to welcome the strangers, and, when the natives stood around them, the one was struck to the ground by his usual madness and lay there, but Pylades 'did wipe away the foam and tend his frame and shelter him with a fine well-woven robe,' thus showing the feelings not merely of a lover, but also of a father ... But when it had been decided that, while one remained to be killed, the other should depart for Mycenae to bear a letter, each wished to remain for the sake of the other, considering that he himself lived in the survival of his friend ...
Leben Des Orest - Synopsis
... Klytæmnestra orders Anastasia to flee with Orest to Phokisland, and shudders as the instruments of sacrifice are brought in to the sound of trumpets ... As soon as Orest's flight is known, they shout "treachery" and begin to riot, but are again overawed when the king decides to offer Iphigenie ... After an interlude the chorus relates how Anastasia and Orest could go no farther when they reached Athens on the faire day, on which the curtain now rises ...
The Dragon Jousters Series - Characters - Kiron's Wing - Orest
... Orest, had truly found his passion ... He had flung himself into the work with his dragon to the point where Kiron sometimes had to order him to rest ...
Orest Khvolson
... Orest Danilovich Khvolson or Chwolson (Russian Орест Данилович Хвольсон) (November 22 (N.S ... Orest, son of the noted Orientalist Daniel Chwolson, graduated from St.Petersburg University in 1873 ... Orest Khvolson authored a number of works on electricity, magnetism, photometry, and actinometry ...
The Dragon Jousters Series - Characters - Kiron's Wing - Aket-Ten
... She is Orest's little sister and faked losing her gifts from the Magi ... Orest was, next to Bethulan, the most demanding of the lot ... There was no longer room in Orest's world for "close enough." ...