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King Priam of Troy

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King Priam of Troy

King Priam of Troy

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Definition: Priam was the last king of Troy, son of Laomedon and Strymo. King Priam was killed at the end of the Trojan War. His wife was Hecuba. Paris, Troilus, and Hector were three of Priam and Hecuba's many sons. Polyxena and Cassandra were two of their daughters.

When Hercules sacked Troy during the reign of Laomedon, of the children, only Podarkes, henceforth 'Priam' and Hesione were spared.

Pronunciation: preye'-am • (noun)
Also Known As: Podarkes

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