Origin of the name AGATHON.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name AGATHON.
AGATHON (Ἀγάθων). Greek
name, derived from the word ἀγαθός,
meaning "good." This is the masculine form of Agathe.
a son of Priam, who was sent to recover the body of his brother
Hector. Hom. Il. l. 24, v. 249; Apollod. l. 3.
AGATHON (Hist.) a governor of Babylon under
Alexander. Diod. l. 17; Q. Curt. l. 5, c. 1; l. 10,
AGATHON, brother of Cassander, was delivered as a
hostage to Antigonus, from whom he made his escape. Diod.
AGATHON (Ecc.) an Alexandrine soldier, who suffered
as a martyr. (Universal Historical Dictionary, Crabb, 1833).