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In Greek mythology, Stentor (Στεντωρ) was a herald of the Greek forces during the Trojan War. His name has given rise to the adjective "stentorian", meaning loud-voiced, for which he was famous. Homer said his "voice was as powerful as fifty voices of other men." He died after his defeat by Hermes in a shouting contest. // Greek mythology consists in part in a large collection of narratives that explain the origins of the world and detail the lives and adventures of a wide variety of gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines. ... Combatants Greek Alliance, or Achaeans, including Mycenae, Sparta Trojans Commanders Agamemnon Menelaus Achilles Odysseus Ajax Priam Hector Paris Aeneas This article is about the mythological Greek war. ... There is a Bangla Rock Group of this name - See Agontuk - 3 entry. ... The Homère Caetani bust at the Louvre, a 2nd century Roman copy of a 2nd century BC Greek original. ... Hermes bearing the infant Dionysus, by Praxiteles Hermes (Greek IPA ), in Greek mythology, is the god of boundaries and of the travelers who cross them, of shepherds and cowherds, of orators, literature and poets, of athletics, of weights and measures and invention and commerce in general, of liars, and of...

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