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  • ID: I00311
  • Name: *Priam of Troy
  • Sex: M
  • Name: Priamos) (Podarces
  • Name: Priam of Troy
  • Birth: in Greece now Turkey
  • Death: in Troy, Anatolia
  • Occupation: High King of Troy
  • Change Date: 11 OCT 2004
  • Note: on of Laomedon and Placia (Strymo) duplicate line to Adam and Eve duplica te line through Helenus King of Troy during the Trojan War. He also fathe red Cebriones with a slave. Priam was originally called Podarge (or Podarc es) and he kept himself from being killed by Heracles by giving him a gold en veil embroidered by his sister, Hesione. After this, Podarge changed h is name to Priam, meaning "ransomed". In the sack of Troy, Priam was bruta lly murdered by Achilles's son Neoptolemus In Greek mythology, Priam (Gre ek Priamos) was the king of Troy during the Trojan War, and son of Laomedo n. Priam had a number of wives (his first was Arisbe); his chief wife, Hec uba, bore him twenty children. Another wife, Laothoe, was the mother of Ly caon. He also fathered Cebriones with a slave. Priam was originally call ed Podarge (or Podarces) and he kept himself from being killed by Heracl es by giving him a golden veil embroidered by his sister, Hesione. After t his, Podarge changed his name to Priam, meaning "ransomed". Polydorus, Pr iam's youngest son, was sent with gifts of jewelry and gold to the cou rt of King Polymestor to keep him safe during the Trojan War. The fighti ng was getting vicious and Priam was frightened for the child's safety. Af ter Troy fell, Polymestor threw Polydorus to his death to take the treasu re for himself. Hecuba eventually avenged her son. When Hector was kill ed by Achilles, Priam walked into the Greek encampment and begged for Hect or's body so he could be buried. Achilles agreed, though he had already dr agged the body around Troy three times. In the sack of Troy, Priam was bru tally murdered by Achilles's son Neoptolemus, in a scene memorialized bo th in Virgil's Aeneid and Shakespeare's Hamlet.



    Father: *Laomedon of Troy b: in Troy, Troad, Phrygia, Asia Minor
    Mother: *Placia Strymo of Troy

    Marriage 1 *Hecuba of Troy b: in Troy, Anatolia
      Children
      1. Has Children *Helenus of Troy b: in Troy, Anatolia
      2. Has Children Tróáin of Troy b: in Troy, Anatolia
      3. Has No Children Polydorus of Troy b: in Troy, Anatolia
      4. Has No Children Hector of Troy b: in Troy, Anatolia
      5. Has No Children Ilione of Troy b: in Troy, Anatolia
      6. Has No Children Deiphobus of Troy b: in Troy, Anatolia
      7. Has No Children Antiphus of Troy b: in Troy, Anatolia
      8. Has No Children Laodice of Troy b: in Troy, Anatolia
      9. Has No Children Paris of Troy b: in Troy, Anatolia
      10. Has No Children Cassandra of Troy b: in Troy, Anatolia
      11. Has No Children Polyxena of Troy b: in Troy, Anatolia
      12. Has Children Creusa of Troy b: in Troy, Anatolia
      13. Has No Children Polites of Troy b: in Troy, Anatolia

      Marriage 2 Arisbe

        Marriage 3 Laothoe
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