A daughter of Pleisthenes, and sister of Agamemnon, married Strophius and became the mother of Pylades.1 Hyginus2 calls the wife of Strophius Astyoche. Eustathius3 confounds Agamemnon's sister with the daughter of Cratieus, saying that the second wife of Nestor was a sister of Agamemnon.



  1. Pausanias. Description of Greece i, 29.4; Scholiast on Euripides' Orestes, 764, 1235.
  2. Fabulae, 117.
  3. on Homer's Iliad ii, 296


  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.

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