Name: Egeus

Origin and Meaning of the Name Egeus

  • Meaning:
    Protection; shield
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    (EH jee us)
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    In Greek mythology, Aegeus was the father of Theseus and an Athenian King. He was the son of Pandion II and a brother of Pallas, Nisos, and Lykos.

    Egeus is a minor character in A Midsummer Night's Dream, the comedy by William Shakespeare, appearing in Act I, Scene 1. Egeus is the name of the father of Hermia.

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