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Apollodorus, Epitome (ed. Sir James George Frazer), book E (search)
place to which Orestes and Iphigenia were supposed to have come on their way from the
Crimea was Comana in Cappadocia; there he
was said to have introduced the worship of Artemis Tauropolus and to have shorn his hair
in token of mourning. Hence the city was said to derive its name （*ko/mana from ko/mh）.
See Strab. 12.2.3. According to Tzetzes, Scholiast
on Lycophron 1374, Orestes was driven by storms to that part of Syria where Seleucia and Antioch afterwards
stood; and Mount Amanus, on the borders of Syria and Cilicia, was so named
because there the matricide was relieved of his madness （*)amano/s, from mani/a“madness” and a)
privative）. Such is a sample of Byzantine etymology.
and having come to Mycenae, he united his sister Electra in marriage to Pylades,As to the marriage of Electra to Pylades, see Eur. El. 1249; Eur. Or.
1658ff.; Hyginus, Fab. 122. and having himself married