POLYXENA
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Πολυξενη (Ancient Greek)
Meaning & History
From the Greek Πολυξενη (Polyxene) which meant "many foreigners", derived from πολλοι (polloi) "many" and ξενοι (xenoi) "foreigners, strangers". In Greek legend she was a daughter of Priam and Hecuba, beloved by Achilles. After the Trojan War, Achilles' son Neoptolemus sacrificed her.
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