- In Greek mythology, the wife of Agamemnon.
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Clytemnestra — trying to awake the Erinyes while her son is being purified by Apollo, Apulian red figure krater, 480–470 BC, Louvre (Cp 710) Clytemnestra or Clytaemnestra (pronounced / … Wikipedia
CLYTEMNESTRA — Tyndari Spartae Regis et Ledae filia, uxor Agamemnonis, quae belli Troiani tempore, mutuô Aegisthi amore capta, turpissimis cum eo voluptatibus sese implicuit, virumque captâ iam Troiâ, in patriam redeuntem, ab adultero adiuta per insidias… … Hofmann J. Lexicon universale
Clytemnestra — [klī΄təm nes′trə] n. Gr. Myth. the wife of Agamemnon: with the aid of her lover Aegisthus she murders her husband and is in turn killed by their son Orestes … English World dictionary
Clytemnestra — /kluy teuhm nes treuh/, n. Class. Myth. 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. Also,… … Universalium
Clytemnestra — noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Klytaimnēstra Date: 15th century the wife and murderess of Agamemnon … New Collegiate Dictionary
CLYTEMNESTRA — the wife of Agamemnon, and the mother of Iphigenia, Electra, and Orestes; killed her husband, and was killed by her son, Orestes, seven years after … The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
Clytemnestra — Cly|tem|nes|tra in ancient Greek stories, the wife of ↑Agamemnon. She murders her husband, and as a result she is killed by her son, ↑Orestes … Dictionary of contemporary English
Clytemnestra — n. (Greek mythology) wife of Agamemnon who murdered him when he came back from the Trojan War … English contemporary dictionary
Clytemnestra — Cly•tem•nes•tra [[t]ˌklaɪ təmˈnɛs trə[/t]] n. myt the wife of Agamemnon, who killed her husband and was herself killed by her son Orestes … From formal English to slang
Clytemnestra — /klaɪtəmˈnɛstrə/ (say kluytuhm nestruh) noun Greek Legend the wife of Agamemnon. See Agamemnon, Aegisthus, Orestes. Also, Clytaemnestra … Australian English dictionary