Andromache



Classical Mythology. the wife of Hector and mother of Astyanax.
(italics) a tragedy (c419 b.c.) by Euripides.
Historical Examples

Captain Byron of the Andromache, an active and diligent officer, watched their motions with such attention, that on the 8th inst.
Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez. Vol II Sir John Ross

Compare the story of Hector and Andromache with some famous passage from any of these writers.
The Legacy of Greece Various

I swear that Andromache, the widow of Hector, was not so lovely as she looked.
The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi Count Carlo Gozzi

Who was it but old Priam, to whom Andromache used to lead little Astyanax?
The Face of the Fields Dallas Lore Sharp

Andromache may weep: but her spouse is beyond the reach of physic.
The Paris Sketch Book of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh William Makepeace Thackeray

We can see the jewels that may have adorned Helen or Andromache.
The Meeting-Place of Geology and History Sir John William Dawson

Andromache received the infant from his father’s arms, mingling tears with her smiles as she looked into the face of her child.
The Story of Troy Michael Clarke

Andromache, however, sees no happiness for herself, since Hector has fallen.
The Complete Opera Book Gustav Kobb

All the women of Troy who were on the walls raised a shriek, and Hector’s wife, Andromache, heard the sound.
Tales of Troy and Greece Andrew Lang

On the 27th he entered the river, the Andromache taking the lead.
Cornish Characters S. Baring-Gould

noun
(Greek myth) the wife of Hector

wife of Hector, Latin Andromache, from Greek Andromakhe, perhaps literally “whose husband excells in fighting,” fem. of andromakhos “fighting with men;” see anthropo- + -machy.

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