Creators and Appearances
Foundation by Perseus Perseus, son of Zeus and Argos' mortal princess Danaë, founded the city of Mycanea in ancient times.
Perseus fathered sons, including
Electryon and  Sthenelus.
Electryon's and Alcaeus' rules
Electryon became king of Mycenae. He married
Anaxo, who gave birth to Alcmene.
 Alcaeus married Hipponome and fathered Amphitrion. Sthenelus married  Nicippe, who gave birth to Eurystheus.
After accidentally killing his uncle, Amphitrion fled to
Thebes where he became an accomplished general. Alcaeus became the king of Tiryns.
Sthenelus' and Eurystheus' rules
Sthenelus accessed to the Mycenaean throne at Tiryns.
In Thebes, Amphitrion and Alcmene married.
Eurystheus suceeded his father to the Mycenaean throne, at Tiryns.
Ares mated with the mortal Mycenaean princess Pelopia, and gave birth to Kyknos.
Atreus' rule Atreus became king of Mycenae. He married Queen Aërope (granddaughter of King Minos of Crete), who gave him two sons, Agamemnon and Menelaus.
Atreus was killed and supplanted by
Aegisthus, and his sons fled to Sparta. 
Agamemnon married Spartan princess
Clytemnestra, returned to Mycenae, defeated Aegisthus, and became king.
Though taken by force by Agamemnon, Clytemnestra became a blameless wife, giving birth to sons and daughters, including
Iphigenia and Orestes.
As Agamemnon sailed to
war on Troy, after sacrificing their daughter Iphigenia at Aulis, to retrieve his brother's wife Helen, stolen by Prince Paris, Aegisthus became the lover of Clytemnestra.
When Agamemnon returned to Mycenae after the war, and despite having been warned by
Achilles's ghost, he was caught in nets by Aegisthus and Clytemnestra, who slaughtered him. Cassandra, king of Troy Priam's daughter, that Agamemnon had taken for himself as the end of the war was killed as well in the process.
Points of Interest
Mycenae - City founded by
Perseus Tiryns - City of the Mycenaean throne
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