- the daughter of Tyndareus and Leda, the wife of Agamemnon, and the mother of Orestes, Electra, and Iphigenia. She killed Agamemnon and was herself killed, along with her lover, Aegisthus, by Orestes.
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Clytemnestra has announced to the chorus the capture of Troy.
Aegisthus lifts the pall, and beholds the body of Clytemnestra!
Iphigenia (Iphigeni′a) was a daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra.1000 Mythological Characters Briefly Described
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Morshead is bearable in Clytemnestra's description the beacons.Instigations
The self-sufficingness of Clytemnestra is the main point in her portrait.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2)
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- Greek myth the wife of Agamemnon, whom she killed on his return from the Trojan War
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