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Ἀγαμέμνων, Agamemnon, lit. the very steadfast
Ἀγαμέμνων : Agamemnon, son of Atreus and grandson of Tantalus; his wife, Clytaemnestra, Il. 1.113f.; his children, Orestes, Chrysothemis, Laodice, and Iphianassa, cf. Il. 2.104, Il. 9.287. King of Mycēnae, likewise ruler over ‘many islands and all Argos,’ Il. 2.108. His wealth in ships, Il. 2.576, 610-614. Epithets, δῖος, κρείων, εὐρυκρείων, ἄναξ ἄνδρῶν, ποιμὴν λᾱῶν. His stature, Il. 3.166, 178, Il. 2. 477-483; ἀριστείᾱ, ‘exploits,’ Il. 11.91-661; honor accorded to him, Il. 23.887; sceptre, Il. 2.104; his return from Troy, Od. 3.143ff., 156, 193 ff., 234 f.; his death at the hands of Aegisthus and Clytaemnestra, his wife, Od. 3.248ff., Od. 4.91, 512-537, 584, l 387-463, Od. 24.20-97.
ἄγαν μέμνων (from μένω)
- the very steadfast, name of the leader of the Greeks against Troy, Hom.