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    Name: Andromache

    Origin and Meaning of the Name Andromache

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    Gender:

    Girl

    Origin:

    Greek

    Meaning:

    Battle of a man

    Pronunciation:

    (an DROM ah kee)   [Guide]

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    Literary Characters Names, Mythological Names, Greek Names, Greek Mythological Names

    Used in:

    English and Greek speaking countries

    Additional info:

    From the Greek nouns 'andros' (man) and 'mache' (battle). In Greek mythology Andromache was the daughter of Eetion, the wife of Hector of Troy and the mother of Astyanax. After the fall of Troy she was taken as spoils of war by Neoptolemus, brother of Achilles.

    Andromache (c. 425 BC) is a play by Euripides. It follows Andromache during her life as a slave, years after the events of the Trojan War.

    Andromache has been the subject of many works of art, the most famous of which is probably "Andromache Mourning Hector", an oil created by Jacques-Louis David in 1783.

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