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Klytaimestra in The Odyssey

By Homer

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Klytaimestra

Sometimes spelled Clytemnestra. Agamemnon’s no-good wife. She sleeps with Aigisthos while her husband is gone and kills Agamemnon when he finally does get home. She meets her death the same way her lover does – at the hands of her and Agamemnon’s son Orestes.

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