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Andromache

(ăndrŏ`məkē), in Greek mythology, Trojan princess, wife of Hector and mother of Astyanax. After the Trojan War she was carried away by NeoptolemusNeoptolemus
, in Greek legend, son of Achilles. In the Trojan War he proved himself brave but cruel. He killed Priam at the altar of Zeus and threw Astyanax, son of Hector, from the wall of Troy. After the war he took Andromache as a slave to his kingdom in Epirus.
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, whose father, Achilles, had slain her husband. She later married Hector's brother Helenus and they jointly ruled Epirus. She is a noble figure in the Iliad; Euripides and Racine wrote plays about her.

Andromache

devoted wife of Hector. [Gk. Lit.: Iliad; Trojan Women; Andromache; Fr. Lit.: Andromaghe]

Andromache

thinks only of family; rejects king’s advances. [Fr. Lit.: Andromache]
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The movement in perspective from Andromache to the sentry suggests that the details reported here all conceal some inner dimension: Andromache cannot know what her child's movement means; the sentry cannot know what Andromache is thinking; Andromache is uniquely hopeful at a moment when fate prepares a cause for despair as yet unknown.
Mention should be made of the magnificent playing of the Met Orchestra as a whole, as well as of individual contributions, such as the expressive clarinet of Ricardo Morales during the extended Act I pantomime involving Andromache and her son.
The Seychelles Coast Guard ship, Andromache, has reached the Costa Allegra, as well as a Seychelles air force plane, and together with the two tugs of the Seychelles Ports Authority, they are escorting the Costa Allegra to Port Victoria.
The SCG has four primary operational vessels: the Italian-built Andromache, the Indian-built Topaz, and two Spanish-built Rodman patrol crafts donated by U.
14-16, Sophocles, Antigone 828-832, and Euripides, Andromache 116 and 532-534.
34-47), or by Orestes, because Menelaus had given Hermione in marriage to Neoptolemos (Euripides, Andromache 994-1008; 1070-165; Orestes 1653-59).
Then there is the Gauguin at Edinburgh or the gloriously dramatic, Captive Andromache in the Manchester gallery.
15) On May 20, 1810, Dawe was again mentioned when Robert criticized Dawe's Andromache Imploring Ulysses.
Legend says Butrint was founded by Helenus and Andromache fleeing
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He has no illusions about the final outcome: "Yet deep in my soul I know", without doubt, /the day will come when sacred Ilium falls" and when Andromache will be taken as a slave.