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Memnon Definition

Memnon may refer to Memnon of Rhodes the commander of the Greek mercenaries working for the Persian king Dariush 3rd (Wikipedia) - Memnon

Memnon may refer to:

  • Saint Memnon the Wonderworker — early Christian saint from Egypt, hermit and hegumen of one of Egyptian monasteries
  • Memnon (mythology) and those erroneously named after him in the Graeco-Roman era:
    • the Colossi of Memnon, two statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III near modern-day Luxor
    • the Younger Memnon, one of two colossal statues of Ramesses II from the Ramesseum at Thebes, Egypt
  • Memnon of Heraclea Heraclea Pontica, Greek historian; c. 1st century he wrote a history about his city in Asia Minor on the Black Sea
  • Memnon (ward of Herodes Atticus) at Athens in the 2nd century
  • Memnon of Rhodes (380–333 BC), commander of the Greek mercenaries working for the Persian King Darius III
  • Memnon (horse), a British Thoroughbred racehorse
  • Memnon (novel) by Scott Oden, based on Memnon of Rhodes
  • Memnon (character), the name of the main villain in the movie The Scorpion King
  • 2895 Memnon, an asteroid
  • Memnon (clipper), the first clipper ship to reach San Francisco during the Gold Rush
  • Memnon, 1858 clipper-built ship
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