Definition of Iphigenia in English:


Pronunciation /ˌifəjəˈnēə/ /ˌɪfədʒəˈniə/

proper noun

Greek Mythology
  • The daughter of Agamemnon, who was obliged to offer her as a sacrifice to Artemis when the Greek fleet was becalmed at Aulis on its way to the Trojan War. In some versions of the story, Artemis saved her life and took her to Tauris in the Crimea, where she became a priestess until rescued by her brother Orestes.



/ˌifəjəˈnēə/ /ˌɪfədʒəˈniə/