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Who is Andromache in Greek mythology?

In Greek mythology, Andromache (/ænˈdr?m?kiː/; Ancient Greek: ?νδρομάχη, Andromákhē [andromákʰ???]) was the wife of Hector, daughter of Eetion, and sister to Podes. She was born and raised in the city of Cilician Thebe, over which her father ruled.

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Also know, who was Andromache in The Trojan War?

Andromache, in Greek legend, the daughter of Eëtion (prince of Thebe in Mysia) and wife of Hector (son of King Priam of Troy). All her relations perished when Troy was taken by Achilles.

Also Know, what does the name Andromache mean? The name Andromache is a girl's name meaning "battle of man". She was Hector's long-suffering wife in The Iliad and The Odyssey, featured in The Trojan Women and Andromache by Euripides, then later appeared in Shakepeare's Troilus and Cressida, and Jean Racine's 1667 play Andromaque.

Subsequently, question is, was Andromache Greek or Trojan?

Andromache” is a tragedy by the ancient Greek playwright Euripides, first produced some time between about 428 and 424 BCE. It dramatizes the plight of Andromache, wife of the dead Trojan hero Hector, during her life in the years after the end of the Trojan War as the slave and concubine of Achilles' son, Neoptolemus.

What happens to the son of Hector and Andromache?

Son dropped from the walls of troy to his death by Agamemnon's army so he could not seek vengeance when he became of age. Then when he died, Hector's wife remarried another trojan slave of royal blood and ironically, achilles homeland became some of the trojans new homeland.

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