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n. Greek Mythology
The young son of Hector and Andromache, killed when the Greeks conquered Troy.


(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the young son of Hector and Andromache, who was hurled from the walls of Troy by the Greeks


(əˈstaɪ əˌnæks)
the young son of Hector and Andromache, killed by the victorious Greeks so that he would not grow up to avenge the Trojan defeat.
References in classic literature ?
Hector had named him Scamandrius, but the people called him Astyanax, for his father stood alone as chief guardian of Ilius.
So when he had fallen bloody death and hard fate seized on Astyanax.
They form putatively a clade, possibly sister group of Astyanax s.
Sam Gawn is taken to repeat last year's victory over Astyanax in the Members Race.
His murder of Priam or Astyanax is a common theme in Greek and Roman Art.
Two invasions by Astyanax species were proposed (1 of them Pleistocenic), both of them Central American in origin.
Effects of Carp pituitary and Mammalian ACTH on the endocrine and lymphoid stem of the teleost, Astyanax Mexicans.
How might Murray's optimism contend with a play about prisoners of war, with the sordid death of Astyanax, infant son of the dead Trojan hero Hector, hurled from the walls of Troy by the Greeks?
Biologia de Astyanax scabripinnis paranae (Characiformes, Characidae) do ribeirao do Fazzari.
Smith) LT 6 Lepidoptera coenia (Hubner) MN 3 Lepidoptera arthemis astyanax DI, MN 3 (Fab.
23) The verbal similarities in this passage to the scene in Seneca's Troades where Astyanax is interred alive in a tomb for his own safety have been noted by Fantham 1979.