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Electra – Wikidata
Electra is one of the most popular mythological characters in tragedies. In psychologythe Electra complex is named after her.
Electra’s parents were King Agamemnon and Sofocl Clytemnestra. Her sisters were Iphigeneia and Chrysothemisand her brother was Orestes. In the IliadHomer is understood to be referring to Electra in mentioning “Laodice” as a daughter of Agamemnon.
When he came back, he brought with him his war prize, the Trojan princess Cassandrawho had already borne him twin sons. Upon their arrival, Agamemnon and Cassandra were murdered, by either Clytemnestra herself, her lover Aegisthus or both. Clytemnestra had held a grudge sfocle her husband for agreeing to sacrifice their eldest daughter, Iphigeniato Artemis so he could send his ships to fight in the Trojan war. Eight years later, Electra was brought from Athens with her brother, Orestes.
According to Pindar Pythiaxi. When Orestes was 20, the Oracle of Delphi ordered him to return home and avenge his father’s death.
According to AeschylusOrestes saw Electra’s face before the tomb of Agamemnon, where both had gone to perform rites to the dead; a recognition took place, and they arranged how Orestes should accomplish his revenge. Before her death, Clytemnestra cursed Orestes. Sofodle Erinyes or Furies, whose duty it is to punish any violation of the ties of family piety, fulfill this curse with their torment.
Electra (Sophocles play) – Wikipedia
They pursue Orestes, urging him to end his life. Electra was not hounded by the Erinyes. In Iphigeneia in TaurisEuripides tells the tale somewhat differently.
The two met when Orestes and Pylades were brought to Iphigeneia to be prepared for sacrifice to Artemis. Iphigeneia, Orestes, and Pylades escaped from Tauris.
The Furies, appeased by the reunion of the family, abated their persecution. Electra then married Pylades. elrctra
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the well-known mythological character Electra. For other uses, see Electra Greek myth. For other uses, see Electra disambiguation. Iphigenia in Aulis and Iphigenia in Tauris by Euripides.
Agamemnon father Clytemnestra mother Aegisthus stepfather Orestes brother Electra sister Chrysothemis sister. The Songs of the Kings. The Bacchae Alcmaeon in Corinth. Iphigenia in Tauris Agamemnon father Clytemnestra mother Aegisthus stepfather Orestes brother Iphigenia sister Chrysothemis sister. Oresteia BC, Aeschylus Electra c.