Menelaus

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Men·e·la·us

 (mĕn′ə-lā′əs)
n. Greek Mythology
The king of Sparta at the time of the Trojan War; husband of Helen and brother of Agamemnon.

Menelaus

(ˌmɛnɪˈleɪəs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a king of Sparta and the brother of Agamemnon. He was the husband of Helen, whose abduction led to the Trojan War

Men•e•la•us

(ˌmɛn lˈeɪ əs)

n.
a legendary king of Sparta, the brother of Agamemnon and husband of Helen of Troy.
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Noun1.Menelaus - (Greek mythology) the king of Sparta at the time of the Trojan WarMenelaus - (Greek mythology) the king of Sparta at the time of the Trojan War; brother of Agamemnon; husband of Helen
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Menelaus

[ˌmenɪˈleɪəs] NMenelao

Menelaus

[ˌmɛnɪˈleɪəs] nMenelao
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He was instrumental in the establishment of the Menalaus Medal for Engineering and Science awarded by the LSW and was also involved in the organisation of the prestigious Menelaus Memorial Lecture that takes place at Cardiff University every year.
It derives from the famous passage in the third book of the Iliad where Helen comes to the walls of Troy to view the deadly contest between her abductor and lover Paris and her husband Menalaus.
Irish Braveheart star Brendan Gleeson plays his brother Menalaus and husband of the beautiful Helen, while Orlando Bloom stars as his love rival Paris, whose actions bring about the destruction of a kingdom.