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.

Related Names

USER SUBMISSIONS: Agamêmnon, Agamemnón

Categories

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