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Pelops's son and Atreus brother, with whom he was a rival to the throne of Mycenae. Thyestes seduced Atreus wife Aerope, and made her steal Atreus golden fleece. Also cousin of Theseus. The wife of Amphitryon While he was away, Zeus appeared before her in Amphitryon's guise, and seduced her. She became by him the mother of Heracles.