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Greek Heroes and Heroines
the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra who was sacrificed to the goddess Artemis
as leader of the Argonauts
, he completed the quest for the Golden Fleece
mother of Oedipus
mother of the Dioscuri
(Castor and Polydeuces), Helen, and Clytemnestra
a vengeful sorceress who married and later was scorned by the hero Jason
he is famous for dealing the death blow to the Calydonian Boar
brother of Agamemnon and ruler of Sparta
she discovered the hero Odysseus in the Odyssey
the son of Achilles; he participated in the Trojan War
in Homer's Iliad
, he is portrayed as a wise old man
hero of the eponymous Odyssey
, a great adventurer; king of Ithaca
king of Thebes; his tragic story forms the basis for the Sophoclean trilogy
(Orion - Theseus)
Who's Who in Classical Mythology
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