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

Agamede

Agamede (pr. a-ga-MEE-dee) is an Ancient Greek female name. There was an Agamede mentioned in passing in Homer's Iliad, said to know the healing powers of every plant in the world. She was later associated as more of a sorceress-like figure (like Circe and Medea). There's also an Agamede in Greek mythology, the mother of Dictys by the god Poseidon. She… Continue reading Agamede

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

Clytemnestra

Clytemnestra is the wife of Agamemnon in Greek mythology, the sister of Helen and the mother of Orestes, Iphigenia, Elektra, and Chrysothemis. While her husband is away at war she has an affair and they kill Agamememnon when he returns from the Trojan War. She is later killed by her son Orestes to avenge his father. Clytemnestra is made up of Ancient Greek klytos (famous, noble) and mnester (suitor,… Continue reading Clytemnestra