Flashcards in LCT29: Myths of Mycenae (Act3) Deck (18)
Who are the king and queen of sparta?
King - Tyndareus
Queen - Leda
What does Zeus turn into to attract Leda?
Who are Zeus' and Leda's children?
born from eggs: Helen, Polydeuces
Who are Tyndareus' and Leda's children?
Who does Clytemnestra marry?
Who does Helen marry?
Who does Helen leave Menelaus for?
Paris of Troy
What happens to the greek fleet at Aulis?
detained by strong winds
What is causing the strong storms?
Artemis is angry - Agamemnon killed her sacred deer
What must Agamemnon do?
sacrifice his own daughter, Iphigenia
How does Iphigenia get to Aulis?
Odysseus lures her with prospect of marriage to Achilles
What does Clytemnestra plan to do upon hearing of her daughter's death?
plots to kill Agamemnon with help of Aegisthus
Who does Agamemnon return to Mycenae with?
What happens to Agamemnon and Cassandra?
killed by Clytemnestra and Aegisthus
What does Orestes grow up desiring?
vengeance for his father's death
Who does Orester kill?
Aegisthus and Clytemnestra
Who hounds Orestes?
The Furies Hounds