Given Name ALCAEUS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Αλκαιος (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: al-SEE-əs (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Αλκαιος (Alkaios), derived from αλκη (alke) "strength". This was the name of a 7th-century BC lyric poet from the island of Lesbos.
VARIANT: Alkaios

Categories

Greek mythology, Latinizations, mythology, poets, strength
Entry updated December 8, 2017