Agamemnon was the son of Atreus, king of the city of Mycenae, and Menelaus’ brother (king of Sparta and married with Helen of Troy). He commanded the Greeks in the conflict that pitted them against the Trojan king Priam.

Agamemnon era filho de Atreu, rei da cidade de Micenas, e irmão de Menelau, rei de Esparta e marido de Helena de Tróia. Comandou os Gregos no conflito que os opôs aos troianos do rei Príamo.

Circle of the Meidias painter-'Agamemnon seated on a rock and holding his ceptre'-lekanis (fragment)-Attic-(red-figure)-(410-400 BC)   Taranto-Museo Nazionale Archeologico

Athens 1714 painter-'Chryses attempting to ramson his daughter Chryseis from Agamemnon'-volute crater-apulian-(red-figure)-(360-350 BC)   Paris-Musée du Louvre (K1)

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696-1770)-'Eurybates and Talthybius lead Briseis to Agamemnon'-fresco-1757   Lisiera (Vicenza)-Villa Valmarana

Pierre-Narcisse Guérin (1774-1833)-'Clytemnestra hesitates before killing the sleeping Agamemnon (left-Aegisthus vurges her on)'-oil on canvas-1817   Paris-Musée du Louvre

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780-1867)-'the ambassadors of Agamemnon in the tent of Achilles'-oil on canvas-1801   Paris-École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts

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