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"The VIP boxes are now full. Chairman of the ICWQC, Mentor Metaxas, chats to the President of the Argentinian Council of Magic, Valentina Vazquez...."
-- Rita Skeeter reporting from the 2014 Quidditch World Cup final (Pm)

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Etymology

Mentor is a Greek name deriving from μενος (menos) meaning "mind, purpose, strength, courage". In Greek legend Mentor was the son of Alkimos and associate of Odysseus (Behind the Name).

Metaxas is a Greek name (Metaxās or Metaxa) meaning "silk grower or trader" (Wikipedia). Several famous Greek people have the surname Metaxas, including the dictator, general and Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas.

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Writing by J.K. Rowling on Pottermore: History of the Quidditch World Cup

Screenshots of the Daily Prophet's coverage of the 2014 Quidditch World Cup: http://imgur.com/a/AXutv

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