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mittor . . . fuit, in strong contrast to what precedes. Clytemnestra had not merely to be emboldened to do something which it was already her interest to do. In this enterprise, as in others, Ulysses was associated with Diomede. He persuaded Clytemnestra to let Iphigenia go by representing that the latter was to be married to Achilles, who would not otherwise join the expedition. According to another story the deception was accomplished by a letter from Agamemnon.

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