Astyanax

/ (æˈstaɪəˌnæks) /

noun

Greek myth the young son of Hector and Andromache, who was hurled from the walls of Troy by the Greeks
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Astyanax


son of Hector and Andromache ("Iliad"), Greek, literally "lord of the city," from asty "city" (see asteism) + anax "chief, lord, master." Also the epithet of certain gods.

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