Electra (disambiguation)


Electra (disambiguation)

Electra was daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra in Greek mythology.Electra or Elektra may also refer to:

Greek myth

* Electra (Pleiad), one of the Pleiades
* Electra, an Oceanid
* Electra, one of the Danaids, daughter of Danaus and Polyxo. She married (and murdered) Peristhenes, son of Aegyptus and Caliadne.

Works based on the Greek myth

* "Electra" (Sophocles), a play by Sophocles
* "Electra" (Euripides), a play by Euripides
* "Elektra" (opera), an opera by Richard Strauss
* "Elektra" (Hofmannsthal), a play by the Austrian writer Hugo von Hofmannsthal
* "Electra" (1962 film), a film by Michael Cacoyannis
* "Electra" (album), an album by Arild Andersen
* "Elektra" (Theodorakis), an opera by Mikis Theodorakis

Other fictional works

* Elektra (comics), a Marvel Comics character
** "Elektra" (2005 film), a film based on the Marvel character
** "", the soundtrack to the 2005 film
* Electra the Electric Train, a character in "Starlight Express"
* "Electra", Cathy's dog in the "Cathy" comic strip
* "Electra" (1996 film), a Shannon Tweed film

Geography

* Electra, Texas
* Electra Building, Vancouver, a skyscraper
* Electra Building, San Diego, a condominium tower located in Downtown San Diego

Transportation

*Elektra (smartcard), a planned Hungarian smartcard-based fare payment system
* Lockheed L-10 Electra
* Lockheed L-188 Electra
* Buick Electra
* Electra Bicycle Company
* Electra, a codename for the British Rail Class 91 electric locomotive
* Electra, a Great Western Railway Firefly class 2-2-2 locomotive
* Harley-Davidson Electra Glide, a motorcycle in the FL model series since 1965.

Miscellaneous

* Elektra Festival is an International Digital Arts Festival in Montreal
* HMS "Electra", four ships
* Elektra Records, a U.S. record label
* Electra (star), 17 Tauri
* Electra (teletext), a teletext service from the early 1980s to the early 1990s
* 130 Elektra, an asteroid
* Electra complex, a psychiatric concept
* Grupo Elektra, a Mexican corporation
* Elektra Initiative, an alternative back-end for text configuration files
* Donna Adamo or Elektra, professional wrestling valet
* Electra (cat), a fictional cat in T. S. Eliot's "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats"
* Electra, one of the first popular modern serif typefaces, designed by W. A. Dwiggins
* Electra Guitars, a brand of imported electric guitar of the 70's and 80's

People with the given or family name Electra or Elektra

* Carmen Electra, American model, actress, and singer
* Elektra King, character in the film "The World is Not Enough"
* Elektra (Salina Bartunek) of the American Gladiators competed from 1992-1994


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