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Mythology & Beliefs: Clytemnestra
In Greek and Roman Mythology, Clytemnestra was the wife of Agamemnon, whom she slew with aid of her paramour, Aegisthus; slain by her son Orestes.

Clytaemnestra in Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (*Klutaimnh/stra ), a daughter of Tyndareus and Leda, and sister of Castor, Timandra, and Philonoe, and half-sister of Polydeuces and Helena. She was married to Agamemnon. (Apollod. 3.10.6, &c.) For the particulars of the stories about her see AGAMEMNON, AEGISTHUS, ORESTES. - A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology, William Smith, Ed.

Clytemnestra in Wikipedia Clytemnestra or Clytaemnestra (Greek: Κλυταιμνήστρα, English pronunciation [klaɪtəm'nɛstɹə]), in ancient Greek legend, was the wife of Agamemnon, king of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Mycenae or Argos. In the Oresteia by Aeschylus, she was a femme fatale who murdered her husband, Agamemnon – said by Euripides to be her second husband – and the Trojan princess Cassandra, whom he had taken as war prize following the sack of Troy. However, in Homer's Odyssey, her role in Agamemnon's death is unclear and her character is significantly more subdued...

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