American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Greek Mythology The king of Mycenae and leader of the Greeks in the Trojan War, who was the son of Atreus and the father of Orestes, Electra, and Iphigenia. He was killed by his wife Clytemnestra upon his return from Troy.
- n. Greek mythology One of the most distinguished heroes of Greek mythology. He is the son of King Atreus of Mycenae and Queen Aerope, and brother of Menelaus. He is attributed with rallying the Greeks for the Trojan War
- n. (Greek mythology) the king who lead the Greeks against Troy in the Trojan War
- From Ancient Greek Ἀγαμέμνων (Agamemnōn, "very resolute"). (Wiktionary)
“Suddenly catching the name Agamemnon, Tom turned his attention to Andy.”
“Agamemnon is now General Ezra Mannon, Clytemnestra is his second wife Christine, Orestes is his son Orin, and Electra is his daughter Lavinia.”
“Agamemnon is far from the hero or even the main character in the Iliad.”
“But, in short, Agamemnon did not annul, but only explain the challenge proposed by Hector.”
“But I suspect that Aeschylus, a believer in the mystic meaning of names, took the name Agamemnon to be a warning that [Greek: Aga mimnei],”
“They could still apply to the Encyclopædia, even if it were not in Agamemnon's alphabetical course.”
“Elizabeth Eliza proposed that they should be taken from school and taught by Agamemnon from the Encyclopædia.”
“THERE had apparently been some mistake in Agamemnon's education.”
“But she called Agamemnon back, as he started off for his solitary walk, with a perplexing question: --”
“Hum!" said the other, thoughtfully, "I remember a Beverley -- a lieutenant under Hardy in the 'Agamemnon' -- though, to be sure, he spelt his name with an 'l-e-y.”
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