(Ἀγαµέµνων [Agamémnòn], Κλυταιµνήστρα/ Κλυταιµήστρα [Klytaim(n)Ëstra], Latin Agamemnon, Clytaem(n)estra)
A. is a son of Atreus (Atreus and Thyestes) and brother of Menelaus. After Aegisthus, a descendant of Thyestes, has taken revenge on Atreus for the murder of his siblings, A. becomes King of Mycene. He takes C., daughter of Tyndareus and Leda (sister of Helen), as his wife after winning her in war (Eur. IA 1149ff.) and killing her first husband. Their children are Iphigenia, Electra, Chrysothemis and Orestes.