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Apollodorus, Epitome (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book E (search)
ast on Hom. Il. xiii.66; Iamblichus,
De Pythagorica vita, viii.42; Suidas, s.v. poinh/ （quoting Aelian）; Serv. Verg. A. 1.41. Servius, in contradiction to our other authorities, says
that only one maiden was sent annually. Strabo appears to affirm that the custom
originated as late as the Persian period （ta\s de\
Lokri/das pemfqh=nai Persw=n h)/dh kratou/ntwn sune/bh）. This view
is accepted by Clinton, who accordingly holds that the custom lasted from 559 B.C. to 346
B.C.（Fasti Hellenici, i.134ff.）.
After Agamemnon had returned to Mycenae with
Cassandra, he was murdered by Aegisthus and Clytaemnestra; for she gave him a shirt
without sleeves and without a neck, and while he was putting it on he was cut down, and
Aegisthus reigned over Mycenae.As to the murder of Agamemnon, see Hom. Od. 3.193ff.; Hom. Od. 303-305; Hom. Od. 4.529-537; Hom. Od.
11.404-434; Hagias, Returns, summarized by Proc