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DescriptionCharacter
Had affair with Clytemnestra during Trojan War/conspired with her to kill her husband
King of Corinth who raised Oedipus as an adopted son
Fought Hector for a whole day to a draw/helped Odysseus fight the Trojans to retreive the body of Achilles/kills himself when Achilles armor is given to Odysseus
Changed into a stag by Artemis after seeing her bathing/then hunted by his own hounds
Son of Oedipus banished by his brother who fled to Argos to raise an army/'Seven Against Thebes'
Father of Odysseus
King of Thebes/had been protected by King Pelops but raped and kidnapped his son Chrysippus/biological father of Oedipus by whom he was slain
Step-father of Heracles
Son of Oedipus who reneged on agreement for alternating year rule/'Seven Against Thebes'
Wife of Agamemnon/killed him and his concubine upon his return fromTrojan War/was killed by her son in return
Brother of Jocasta/uncle slash brother-in-law of Oedipus who ruled Thebes as regent after Oedipus abdicated
DescriptionCharacter
Father of Priam, son of Ilus/had Apollo & Poseidon build walls around Troy but then refused to reward them/Heracles also put Troy to seige b/c this king didn't reward him
Wife of Hector whose baby Astyanax was thrown from walls of Troy by Greeks
Daughter of Agamemnon whom he sacrificed to appease Artemis
Had bow of Heracles/exiled on Lemnos by Greeks on way to Troy for a foot wound (snake bite)/recalled b/c Greeks couldn't win w/out bow/shot & killed Paris in some versions
Shut up in a bronze tower by her father Acrisius of Argos/impregnated by Zeus in the form of golden rain/mother of Perseus
Wife of King Priam of Troy/mother of 19/made a slave of Odysseus after the fall of Troy
From Medieval & Renaissance Lit/rejected Troilus when her father defected to the Greeks and hooked up with Diomedes
Mother of Heracles
Son of Priam/killed in battle by Achilles/fell for Cressida (in Medieval tales) but lost her when her father defected to Greeks and she ditched him
Son of Theseus who was wrongly accused of raping his stepmother/killed by Posiedon at the request of Theseus

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