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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 Neoptolemus, 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.

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Andromache in Greek mythology, the wife of Hector. She became the slave of Neoptolemus (son of Achilles) after the fall of Troy.

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Hec·tor / ˈhektər/ Greek Mythol. a Trojan warrior, son of Priam and Hecuba and husband of Andromache. He was killed by Achilles, who dragged his body behind his chariot three times around the walls of Troy.