Electra (Greek mythology)

In Greek mythology, Electra or Elektra (/ɪˈlɛktrə/; Greek: Ἠλέκτρα, Ēlektra, "amber") was the name of the following women:

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Hesiod, Theogony 337–370
  2. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 3.5.1, 3.12.1 & 3
  3. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 2.1.5
  4. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae 170
  5. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Epitome 2.16 & 6.23-28
  6. ^ Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio 10.25.4
  7. ^ Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio 9.8.4
  8. ^ Scholia on Apollonius of Rhodes, Argonautica 1.916
  9. ^ "On Samothrace... the mother was called Elektra or Elektryone" as Karl Kerenyi noted (Kerenyi 1959:27)

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