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king of mycenae, son of atreus, husband of clytemnestra, murdered by her and aegisthus;brother of menelaus, leader of the largest contingent at troy
daughter of leda and tyndareus, queen of argos, wife of agamemnon, lover of aegisthus, and mother of orestes
daughter of zeus and leda, wife of menelaus, consort of paris; her abduction by him from sparta caused the trojan war
god, son of zeus and Maia, messenger of the gods, giant-killer, and guide of dead sould to the underworld
legendary people visited by odysseus, they live on a plant whose fruit induces stupor and forgetfulness of home
goddess, daughter of Zeus, one of the nine, all told, who preside over literature and the arts and are the sources of artistic inspiration
son of neleus, king of the pylians, father of antilochus, pisistratus, thrasmedes and others; the olders of the achaean chieftans
grandson of arcesius and autolycus, son of laertes and anticleia, husband of penelope, father of telemachus, king of ithaca and the surrounding islands
people of alcinous and arete, inhabitants of Phaeacia a kingdom whose alternative name is Scheria
god of the sea, son of cronus and rhea, younger brother of zeus, father of polyphemus, throughtout the Odyssey and inveterate enemy of odysseus
legendary figure doomed in the underworld to rolling a boulder up an icline and forever failing to surmount its crest
grandson of laeres and anticleia, son of odysseus and penelope, heir to the throne of ithaca
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