Classical Mythology. the wife of Hector and mother of Astyanax.
(italics) a tragedy (c419 b.c.) by Euripides.
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
(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.
a tragedy (1667) by Racine. Historical Examples With Andromaque French tragedy ceased to be oratorical, and became essentially poetic. A History of French Literature Edward Dowden The spark is lighted when Pyrrhus declares to Andromaque that if she will not marry him he will execute her son. Landmarks in French Literature G. Lytton Strachey Lithen: […]
. Classical Mythology. an Ethiopian princess, the daughter of Cassiopeia and wife of Perseus, by whom she had been rescued from a sea monster. Astronomy. the Chained Lady, a northern constellation between Pisces and Cassiopeia. Contemporary Examples Zeus, Jupiter, andromeda, and Pandora are all similarly hipster heaven. 10 Ways to Avoid Hipster Baby Names Pamela […]
- Andromeda galaxy
a spiral galaxy, appearing to the naked eye as a fuzzy oval patch in the constellation Andromeda; it is a close neighbor to our own galaxy. Contemporary Examples Andromeda galaxy is about 2.5 million light-years away, which is right next-door in a cosmic sense. The Gamma-Ray Burst That Wasn’t Matthew R. Francis May 31, 2014 […]
- Andromeda strain
an infectious pathogen that mutates unpredictably into new forms and shows extreme resistance to destruction by conventional means. Contemporary Examples I might suggest a title: “Andromeda strain 2: The Predictable Hysteria.” Disease History Vs. Disease Hysteria Kevin Bleyer October 18, 2014