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To be a bit more precise: the second element of this name is derived from the noun πτόλεμος (ptolemos), which is the Epic Greek form of the noun πόλεμος (polemos) meaning "war". Epic Greek is also known as Homeric Greek: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homeric_Greek (in English).

For more information, please see:

- https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/%CE%9D%CE%B5%CE%BF%CF%80%CF%84%CF%8C%CE%BB%CE%B5%CE%BC%CE%BF%CF%82 (in English; this is about the name)
- the entry for Neoptolemos at Pavlos' Etymologica: http://web.archive.org/web/20120325073636/http://www.etymologica.com/page18.htm (in English)
- http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/morph?l=pto%2Flemos&la=greek&can=pto%2Flemos (in English)
- https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/%CF%80%CF%84%CF%8C%CE%BB%CE%B5%CE%BC%CE%BF%CF%82#Ancient_Greek (in English)
- https://lsj.gr/wiki/%CF%80%CF%84%CF%8C%CE%BB%CE%B5%CE%BC%CE%BF%CF%82 (in English)
Lucille  7/20/2019
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Pronounced nee-ahp-TAHL-i-mus.
Aqua  11/21/2006

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