meaning of Antaeus

Antaeus meaning in Names Dictionary

Enemy. Killed by Hercules in Greek mythology.
Name Origin: Greek
Name Gender: Male

Antaeus meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Libyan huge slain by Herakles, from Greek Antaios, virtually "opposite, opposed to, hostile," from anta "over against, face-to-face," related to anti "opposite, against" (see ante).

Sentence Examples with the word Antaeus

The struggle between Antaeus and Heracles is a favourite subject in ancient sculpture.

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