Name: Laertes

Origin and Meaning of the Name Laertes

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    (lye ER teez)
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    Itself (Laertes)
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    In Greek mythology Laertes was King of the Cephallenians and father of Odysseus. In Shakespeare's "Hamlet," Laertes is the brother of Ophelia; he dies while attempting to avenge her death.

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