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: Tros King of Troy (son of : Erichthonius (Erictanus) King of Darda) was born in King in Europe, and died date unknown in Troy.

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Dardanus, in Greek mythology, ancestor of the Trojans and son of the god Zeus and the nymph Electra. He married the daughter of Teucer, who ruled a region in Asia Minor. After Teucer's death he became ruler of the region, which he named
Dardania and which was later called Troas or Troy after Tros, Dardanus's grandson. The chief city of the region was named Troy, and the town of Dardanus, adjoining Troy, preserved the name of the ancient king.



"Dardanus," Microsoft’ Encarta’ Encyclopedia 2000. b 1993-1999 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

TROS (ABT 1250 - ABT 1281)


BIRTH: ABT 1250, BC,King,in,Europe
DEATH: ABT 1281, BC,Troy

Dardanus




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The son of Zeus and Electra. He sailed from Samothrace to Troas in a raft made of hides. Once he arrived there, he founded the city of Dardania (the later, ill-fated city of Troy).

Children of : Tros King of Troy are:
  1. +: Ilus King of Troy, b., Troy, d. date unknown.
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