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Origin of Agamemnon
Example sentences from the Web for agamemnon
We amplified the scene with Agamemnon to let people understand that Achilles is not acting out of pettiness.
Will not one of you run down to the camp, and ask Agamemnon to send us further succour?'Stories from the Odyssey|H. L. Havell
With these words he moved the hearts of the multitude, so many of them as knew not the cunning counsel of Agamemnon.The Iliad|Homer
Agamemnon agreed to go over to the bookstore to get a quill.The Peterkin Papers|Lucretia P Hale
Agamemnon and the other wounded chiefs visit the battle with Nestor.
Agamemnon wished to grant him this favour, but he would not do so until Helen consented.Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica|Homer and Hesiod
British Dictionary definitions for agamemnon
Cultural definitions for agamemnon
In classical mythology, the king who led the Greeks against Troy in the Trojan War (see also Trojan War). To obtain favorable winds for the Greek fleet sailing to Troy, Agamemnon sacrificed his daughter Iphigenia to the goddess Artemis and so came under a curse. After he returned home victorious, he was murdered by his wife, Clytemnestra, and her lover, Aegisthus.