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Subject: You rang? (Mike C pls. take a note of this!)
Author: Pavlos   (guest)
Date: May 28, 2001 at 8:47:35 AM
Reply to: A contraction of "Clytemnestra"? Pavlos would know that name's meaning. n/t by Nanaea
Clytemnestra -- or, Klytaimnestra -- is formed from:
"klytos," meaning "famous, noble, renowned"...and the verb
"mnaomai," meaning "to solicit a favor," "to court/woo" as well as "to be mindful of".
No wonder the gal ended up marrying Agamemnon , a king!
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