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GenderMasculine
ScriptsΑγαμεμνων Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.A-GA-MEM-NAWN Classical Greek
ag-ə-MEM-nawn English
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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.

Related Names

User SubmissionsAgamêmnon, Agamemnón

Categories

Greek mythology, Iliad characters, mythology, Shakespearean characters, uncertain etymology, victims, virtues
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute