A names, Female, Greek mythology, Mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes

Arsinoe

Arsinoe (pr. ar-sin-o-ee; Forvois an Ancient Greek female name meaning “raising one’s mind” or “raising one’s intellect” made up from Ancient Greek arsis ᾰ̓́ρσῐς (raising, elevation) and  νους (mind, brains, intellect) both of which derive from PIE. Arsinoe is the name of several Egyptian queens in the Ptolemaic period, inlcuding belonging to the younger half-sister of Cleopatra VII (of Cleopatra and Antony fame), as well as belonging to several characters in Greek mythology.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Arsinoë (Ancient Greek)

 

Arsinoe- Ἀρσινόη (Ancient Greek)

 

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