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  • ID: I00179
  • Name: *Ilus of Troy
  • Sex: M
  • Name: *Ilus (Ilos) of Troy
  • Education: Began reign in 6th year of Ehud (1322 BC)
  • Occupation: King of Troy
  • Note: Ilus (more accurately Ilos) is in Greek mythology the founder of the ci ty called Ilion to which he gave his name. When the later became the chi ef city of the Trojan people it was also often called Troy, the name by wh ich it is best known today. Ilus was son and heir to King Tros of Dardani a. He won the wrestling prize at games held by the King of Phrygia and rec eived fifty youths and maidens as an his award. The king also, on the advi ce of an oracle, gave him a cow and asked him to found a city where it sho uld lie down. Ilus did so. Ilus then prayed to Zeus for a sign and at on ce saw the Palladium fallen from heaven and lying before his tent but w as immediately blinded for the impiety of looking on the image. He regain ed his sight after making offerings to Athene. Ilus preferred his new ci ty of Ilium to Dardania and on his father's death he remained there, besto wing the rule of Dardania on his brother Assaracus instead and so the Troj ans were split into two kingdoms. (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedi a)

    Father: *Tros of Dardania b: in 1375 BC Dardania, Phrygia, Asia Minor
    Mother: Callirhoe of Scamander

    Marriage 1 *Eurydice of Troy b: in Troy
      1. Has Children *Laomedon of Troy b: in Troy, Troad, Phrygia, Asia Minor
      2. Has Children *Themiste of Troy
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