Memnon(redirected from Memnonian)
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n. Greek Mythology
An Ethiopian king killed by Achilles and made immortal by Zeus.
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1. (Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a king of Ethiopia, son of Eos: slain by Achilles in the Trojan War
2. (Classical Myth & Legend) a colossal statue of Amenhotep III at Thebes in ancient Egypt, which emitted a sound thought by the Greeks to be the voice of Memnon
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