meaning of Astyanax

Astyanax meaning in Names Dictionary

King of this city. Son of Hector killed at Troy.
Name Origin: Greek
Name Gender: Male

Astyanax meaning in Etymology Dictionary

son of Hector and Andromache ("Iliad"), Greek, virtually "lord of town," from asty "town" (see asteism) + anax "main, lord, master." Additionally the epithet of specific gods.

Sentence Examples with the word Astyanax

During the Trojan War her husband was slain by Achilles, and after the capture of the city her son Astyanax (or Scamandrius) was hurled from the battlements (Eurip. Troades, 7 20).

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