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Cly'mene

3. A relative of Menelaus and a companion of Helena, together with whom she was carried off by Paris. (Hom. Il. 3.144; Dictys Cret. 1.3, 5.13.) After the taking of Troy, when the booty was distributed, Clymene was given to Acamas. She was represented as a captive by Polygnotus in the Lesche of Delphi. (Paus. 10.26.1; comp. Ov. Ep. 17.267.) There are several other mythical personages of this name. (Hom. Il. 18.47; Hyg. Fab. 71; Apollod. 3.2.1, &c.; Paus. 10.24.3.)

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    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 3.2.1
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 10.24.3
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 10.26.1
    • Homer, Iliad, 18.47
    • Homer, Iliad, 3.144
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