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The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization
Herbert Jennings RoseHerbert Jennings Rose, Jennifer R. MarchJennifer R. March

in mythology son of Atreus (or, occasionally, of Atreus’ son Pleisthenes), brother of Menelaus, and husband of Clytemnestra; king of Mycenae, or Argos, and, in Homer, commander-in-chief of the Greek expedition against Troy, taking with him 100 ships, the largest single contingent (... ...

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