In Greek meethology, Agamemnon (Greek: Ἀγαμέμνων frae *Ἀγαμέδμων (frae ἄγαν, "verra muckle" an μέδομαι, "think on"),[1] "very steadfast") wis the son o keeng Atreus an queen Aerope o Mycenae, the brither o Menelaus, the husband o Clytemnestra an the faither o Iphigenia, Electra or Laodike (Λαοδίκη), Orestes an Chrysothemis.[2]


  1. R. S. P. Beekes, Etymological Dictionary of Greek, Brill, 2009, p. 8.
  2. Homer, Iliad 9:145.