Links

Apollodorus’ Library

(http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/Texts/apollod.summ.html#part11)

Read section 11 of Frazier’s Summary of Apollodorus handbook of mythology dealing with the Mycenaean Saga. At any point, you can click on the reference number in the text to take you to the fuller treatment in Apollodorus himself.

Pelops

(http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/artifactSearch?q=Pelops&artifact=yes&artifactType=Vase)

Investigate the images of Pelops and the chariot race.

Olympia, Central Group, East Pediment

(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_pediment_of_the_Temple_of_Zeus_at_Olympia)

Here you will find a collection of the statues from the Central Group of the East Pediment from Olympia, including the figures of Zeus, Pelops, Oenomaus, and Hippodameia.

Agamemnon

(http://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/dictionary/Dict/ASP/dictionarybody.asp?name=Agamemnon)

View the images of the murder of Agamemnon in the Beazley Archive from the Classical Art Research Centre.

Clytemnestra and Aegisthus

(http://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/dictionary/Dict/ASP/dictionaryBody.asp?name=Klytaimnestra.html)

View the image of Clytemnestra and Aegisthus killing Agamemnon in the Beazley Archive from the Classical Art Research Centre.

Perseus Site Catalog, Mycenae

(http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/browser?object=Building&field=Site&value=Mycenae)

Familiarize yourself with the layout of the Bronze age site of Mycenae. Pay particular attention to the Lion Gate.