Elektra (or Electra) is the name of several persons in Greek mythology.
- Elektra of Mycenae, daughter of Agamemnon and Klytaimnestra
- Elektra, an Oceanid
- Elektra, one of the Pleiades
Elektra of Mycenae[change | change source]
After the Trojan War, Agamemnon was killed by Klytaimnestra and her lover Aegisthos because Agamemnon sacrificed Iphigeneia for good winds to sail. Elektra helped Orestes to kill their mother Klytaimnestra and her lover, to avenge their father's death.
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