Given Name AGAMEMNON

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Αγαμεμνων (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: A-GA-MEM-NAWN (Classical Greek), ag-ə-MEM-nawn (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Possibly meaning "very steadfast" in Greek. In Greek mythology he was the brother of Menelaus. He led the Greek expedition to Troy to recover his brother's wife Helen. After the Trojan War Agamemnon was killed by his wife Clytemnestra.

Categories

Greek mythology, Iliad characters, mythology, Shakespearian characters, uncertain etymology, victims, virtues

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