Hermione

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Hermione

(hərmī`ənē), in Greek mythology, the only daughter of HelenHelen,
in Greek mythology, the most beautiful of women; daughter of Leda and Zeus, and sister of Castor and Pollux and Clytemnestra. While still a young girl Helen was abducted to Attica by Theseus and Polydeuces, but Castor and Pollux rescued her.
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 and MenelausMenelaus
, in Greek mythology, king of Sparta, son of Atreus. He was the husband of Helen, father of Hermione, and younger brother of Agamemnon. When Paris, prince of Troy, abducted Helen, Menelaus asked the other Greek kings to join him in an expedition against Troy, beginning
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. When Helen eloped with Paris, Hermione was abandoned to the care of Clytemnestra. She later married Neoptolemus, the son of Achilles. In Euripides' Andromache, she is carried off by OrestesOrestes,
in Greek mythology, the only son of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon and brother of Electra and Iphigenia. After the slaying of Agamemnon by Clytemnestra and Aegisthus, Orestes, still a boy, was sent to live in exile.
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 who marries her after he has contrived the murder of Neoptolemus at Delphi.

Hermione

rejected by Pyrrhus, who weds Andromache. [Fr. Lit.: Andromache]

Hermione

bore Leontes’ unfounded jealousy, thus gaining his love. [Br. Lit.: The Winter’s Tale]

Hermione

commits suicide upon the funeral pyre of her beloved Pyrrhus for having instigated his murder. [Fr. Drama: Racine Andromaque]
See: Remorse
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