Elena is a dramma per musica in a prologue and three acts by Francesco Cavalli, set to a libretto originally by Giovanni Faustini that was completed by Nicolò Minato. The opera was first performed in Venice at the Teatro San Cassiano; the dedication is dated to 26 December 1659.
- Walker, Thomas & Irene Alm. "Francesco Cavalli: Works". In L. Root, Deane. Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press. (subscription required)
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