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Helen, of Troy, Queen of Sparta


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  • Variants

    • Elena, of Troy, Queen of Sparta
    • Helen, of Sparta
    • Helena, of Troy, Queen of Sparta
    • Helenē, of Troy, Queen of Sparta
    • Yelena, of Troy, Queen of Sparta
    • 海伦 , of Troy, Queen of Sparta
    • ヘレネー, of Troy, Queen of Sparta
    • הלנה, of Troy, Queen of Sparta
    • העלענע, of Troy, Queen of Sparta
    • 헬레네, of Troy, Queen of Sparta
    • Хелена, of Troy, Queen of Sparta
    • Єлена, of Troy, Queen of Sparta
    • Елена , of Troy, Queen of Sparta
    • هلن, of Troy, Queen of Sparta
    • هيلين, of Troy, Queen of Sparta
    • Ἑλένη, of Troy, Queen of Sparta
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

        Mythological character
    • Descriptor

        Legendary character
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    • Gender

        female
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  • Sources

    • found: Euripides. Trojan women and other plays, 2010:page 182 (Helen, Spartan daughter of Zeus and Leda, wife of Menelaus, then of Paris)
    • found: Brill's new Pauly online, 23 June 2014(Helen of Troy; Helena; Ἑλένη; beautiful wife of Menelaus; also worshipped as a goddess at various cult sites in and around Sparta; Zeus is her father, Nemesis her mother; Nemesis gave birth to an egg, which is brought to Leda who hatches it; her great beauty was praised in antiquity; married Menelaus, later eloped to Troy with Paris, which triggered the Trojan War; after the fall of Troy Menelaus forgave her and she returned with him to Greece)
    • found: Wikipedia, 23 June 2014(Helen of Troy; Helen of Sparta; Ἑλένη; daughter of Zeus and Leda, sister of Castor, Pollux and Clytemnestra; considered the most beautiful woman in the world; her abduction by Paris brought about the Trojan War; other forms of name: هيلين; Helena; Yelena; Елена; Elena; هلن; Hélène; 헬레네; הלנה; ヘレネー; Хелена; Єлена; העלענע; 海伦)
  • Editorial Notes

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  • Change Notes

    • 2014-06-23: new
    • 2014-11-21: revised
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