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Notebook, 1993-

ANCIENT GREEK CULTURE

[From: Kyriazis, Constantine D. Eternal Greece. Translated by Harry T. Hionides. A Chat Publication.]

Demigods and Heros - Achilles - Aegisthus - Agamemnon - Ajax the Locrian - Ajax the Telamonian - Alcestis - Amphiaraos - Amphitrite - Antigone - Atalanta - Belerophon - Cadmus - Clytemnestra - Daedalus - Danae - Dioscuri - Electra - Europa - Eurydice - Ganymede - Hector - Hecuba - Helen - Heracles - Hippolytus - Icarus - Io - Iphigenia - Jason - Leda - Menelaus - Minos - Nestor - Niobe - Odysseus - Oedipus - Orestes - Medea - Orpheus - Paris - Pasiphae - Pelops - Penelope - Perseus - Phaedra - Phaethon - Phrixus - Priam - Telemachus - Theseus - Triptolemus

Electra

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The daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra, made famous by the tragedies of Sophocles and Euripides who immortalized her through their works. She helped her brother Orestes and his companion Pylades to gain entrance to the palace at Mycenae in order that Orestes could slay Clytemnestra and Aegisthus to avenge the death of their father. Electra later helped her brother when he was pursued by the avenging Erinyes, and when he was purified to finally return to Mycenae where he assumed the throne. Electra married Pylades with whom she had two sons. [p.62]

[Kyriazis, Constantine D. Eternal Greece. Translated by Harry T. Hionides. A Chat Publication.]




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