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The name Tara means one who saves and the word Tara means star. The Goddess Tara is worshipped throughout the Buddhist world, not only in Tibet, but also in India, China and Japan. In Tibet she is called Drolma, in China, Kuan Yin. Japanese tradition call her Kannon. She is the Mother of liberation. However, the Goddess Tara is also universally known and loved in many cultures, not just in Tibetan Buddhism. In Latin she is the name for the Earth; in Polynesian mythology she is the…

In Greek mythology, Agamemnon was the brother of Menelaus, the husband of Clytemnestra, and the father of Electra and Orestes. When Helen, the wife of Menelaus, was abducted by Paris of Troy, Agamemnon commanded the united Greek armed forces in the ensuing Trojan War. On Agamemnon's return from Troy he was murdered by Aegisthus, the lover of his wife Clytemnestra. In other versions Clytemnestra herself does the killing, or they do it together, in his own home.

Clytemnestra tries to awake the sleeping Erinyes; Orestes, here unseen, is being purified by Apollo on the right. Detail of the side A from an Apulian red-figure bell-krater, 380–370 BC. Louvre, Paris, France.

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Chalkidischer Krater: Homerische Paare. Um 540 v. Chr.