- a daughter of Clytemnestra and Aegisthus who hanged herself when Orestes was acquitted of the murder of her parents.
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Do you shrug your shoulders at that, son of the pious Erigone?Arachne, Complete
Erigone was gone in the night, and Fabia went to her chamber.A Friend of Caesar
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The legs of Erigone are only moderately long, and they walk easily, like the small Drassidæ.The Common Spiders of the United States
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Erigone, guided by her faithful dog Maera, found his grave, and hanged herself on the tree.
Dionysus sent a plague on the land, and all the maidens of Athens, in a fit of madness, hanged themselves like Erigone.