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View Tree for King of Troy TROS of AcadiaKing of Troy TROS of Acadia (d. date not given)

King of Troy TROS of Acadia (son of King of Acadia ERICHTONIUS)6378, 6379, 6380, 6381, 6382, 6383, 6384, 6385 was born in 1344 BC - Dardania, Phrygia, Asia Minor6386, 6387, and died date not given in 1328 BC - Dardania, Troad, Phrygia, Asia Minor6388, 6389. He married Queen of Troy CALLIRHOE6390, 6391, 6392, 6393, 6394, 6395, 6396, 6397.

 Includes NotesNotes for King of Troy TROS of Acadia:
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Tros succeeded his father Erichthonius to the throne. He gave his name to the land (Troad) and to the people living in the Troad (Trojans). His son, Ganymede was so beautiful, that Zeus in the form of an eagle, abducted the youth. Ganymede became the cupbearer in Olympus. Zeus gave Tros a couple of immortal horses and a vine made of gold, to compensate for abducting the king's son.

The Dardanian people were then divided into two separate groups, between his two other sons by CallirrhoŽ (Callirrhoe): Ilus and Assaracus. Assaracus succeeded his father and continued to rule at Dardania, while Ilus chose to move closer to the sea. Ilus founded the city that he named Ilium, after himself. Ilium was, however, often called Troy, after his father. The two brothers began to rule two separate houses.

On the Dardanian line, Assaracus' son, Capys, married Themiste, daughter of Ilus and Eurydice. Capys became the father of Anchises. Anchises was a lover of Aphrodite, who bore him a son and hero, Aeneas. Zeus struck Anchises with a thunderbolt, when he boasted of having slept with the love-goddess. He became a cripple, unable to walk. His son ruled Dardania in his place. Aeneas was the only leader, who fought on the Trojan side, to survive the Trojan War.

More About King of Troy TROS of Acadia:
Record Change: 16 Nov 20036398, 6399

More About King of Troy TROS of Acadia and Queen of Troy CALLIRHOE:
Marriage: 6400, 6401, 6402, 6403, 6404, 6405, 6406, 6407

 Includes NotesMarriage Notes for King of Troy TROS of Acadia and Queen of Troy CALLIRHOE:
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Children of King of Troy TROS of Acadia and Queen of Troy CALLIRHOE are:
  1. +King Of Troy Ilus, b., 1315 BC - Dardania, Troad, Phrygia, Asia Minor6408, 6409, d. date unknown, 1279 BC - Ilium/Troy, Troad, Phrygia, Asia Minor6410, 6411.
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