Name: Adrasteia

Origin and Meaning of the Name Adrasteia

  • Meaning:
    Who does not flee; the inescapable one
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    (ad ra STAY a)
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    Adrasteia is most often linked to the Greek name Adrastos, possibly meaning "he who stays, who does not flee". Another suggested meaning is "inescapable", fitting to the name as Adrasteia is an epithet of Nemesis, the Greek goddess of divine retribution. Adrasteia is also the name of several other Greek figures, including the nymph in charge of caring for the infant Zeus.

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