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Agamemnon was a person in Greek mythology. He was the son of King Atreus of Mycenae and Aerope. He was the brother of Menelaos. He was King of Mycenae.

His wife was Klytaimnestra, and with her his children were Iphigenia, Elektra, Orestes and Chrysothemis.

In the Trojan War he was the highest leader of the Greek armies.

After the Trojan War he took Kassandra as a slave. She warned him that his wife Klytaimnestra would kill him, but he would not believe her. At home, Agamemnon was killed by Klytaimnestra and her lover Aegisthos.

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