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1

Who are the king and queen of sparta?

King - Tyndareus
Queen - Leda

2

What does Zeus turn into to attract Leda?

swan

3

Who are Zeus' and Leda's children?

born from eggs: Helen, Polydeuces

4

Who are Tyndareus' and Leda's children?

Clytemnestra
Caster

5

Who does Clytemnestra marry?

Agamemnon

6

Who does Helen marry?

Menelaus

7

Who does Helen leave Menelaus for?

Paris of Troy

8

What happens to the greek fleet at Aulis?

detained by strong winds

9

What is causing the strong storms?

Artemis is angry - Agamemnon killed her sacred deer

10

What must Agamemnon do?

sacrifice his own daughter, Iphigenia

11

How does Iphigenia get to Aulis?

Odysseus lures her with prospect of marriage to Achilles

12

What does Clytemnestra plan to do upon hearing of her daughter's death?

plots to kill Agamemnon with help of Aegisthus

13

Who does Agamemnon return to Mycenae with?

Cassandra

14

What happens to Agamemnon and Cassandra?

killed by Clytemnestra and Aegisthus

15

What does Orestes grow up desiring?

vengeance for his father's death

16

Who does Orester kill?

Aegisthus and Clytemnestra

17

Who hounds Orestes?

The Furies Hounds

18

What is Apollo and Athena's verdict?

cleared of guilt