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1. A son of Erichthonius and Astyoche, and a grandson of Dardanus. He was married to Calirrhoë, by whom he became the father of Ilus, Assaracus and Ganymedes,and was king of Phrygia. (Hom. Il. xx. 230.) The country and people of Troy derived their name from him. He gave up his son Ganymedes to Zeus for a present of horses. (Paus. v. 24. § 1; Apollod. iii. 12. § 2 ; comp. GANYMEDES.)

2. A Trojan, a son of Alastor, who was slain by Achilles. (Hom. Il. xx. 462.)