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In Greek mythology, Podarces was a son of Iphicles and brother of Protesilaus. The bust of Zeus found at Otricoli (Sala Rotonda, Museo Pio-Clementino, Vatican) Greek mythology is the body of stories belonging to the Ancient Greeks concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world and the origins and significance of their own cult and ritual practices. ... In Greek mythology, Iphicles referred to three different people: The half-brother of Heracles, being the son of Alcmene and her human husband Amphitryon whereas Heracles was her son by Zeus. ... In Greek mythology, Protesilaus was the son of Iphicles and the leader of the Phylaceans. ...


In Homer's Iliad, Podarces and Protesilaus were former suitors of Helen, and therefore bound to defend the marriage rights of Menelaus, her husband, when Helen was kidnapped by Paris. This article is about the Greek poet Homer and the works attributed to him. ... title page of the Rihel edition of ca. ... Helen of Troy redirects here. ... Menelaus regains Helen, detail of an Attic red-figure crater, ca. ... See List of King Priams children Statue of Paris in the British Museum This article is about the prince of Troy. ...


After Protesilaus was killed by Hector, Podarces led the Phylacian troops in the Trojan War, on the side of the Greeks. According to the Sequel to Homer, by Quintius of Smyrna, he was killed by Penthesilea, the Queen of the Amazons. For other uses, see Hector (disambiguation). ... The fall of Troy, by Johann Georg Trautmann (1713–1769). ... In Greek mythology, Penthesilea (also spelled Penthesilia) was an Amazonian queen, daughter of Ares and Otrera, sister of Hippolyte, Antiope and Melanippe. ...


Podarces was also the original name of Priam, king of Troy. King Priam killed by Neoptolemus, son of Achilles, detail of an Attic red-figure amphora In Greek mythology, Priam (Greek Πρίαμος, Priamos) was the king of Troy during the Trojan War, and youngest son of Laomedon. ... For other uses of Troy or Ilion, see Troy (disambiguation) and Ilion (disambiguation). ...


References

March, Jennifer R., Cassell's Dictionary of Classical Mythology, pp. 640-641

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Laomedon (387 words)
Laomedon was the son of Ilus and a king of Troy, two of his sons were Tithonus and Podarces (Priam) who was later to be king.
From that day on, Podarces became known as 'Priam' (which means "bought or "ransomed") and he became the most famous king of Troy.
In Homer's Iliad, Priam is portrayed as an old man, grieving the misfortunes of the Trojans, and the death of many of his sons.
Podarces (1234 words)
Podarces: Encyclopedia II - Trojan War - Background
Podarces: Encyclopedia II - Heracles - Birth and childhood
Podarces: Encyclopedia II - Trojan War - Participants
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