Deiphobus

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Deiphobus [r]: In Greek mythology, he was the son of King Priam and Queen Hecabe of Troy, and a brother of Trojan princes Hector and Paris. In the Iliad, he was a valiant warrior who fought alongside his brother Helenus. In the Aeneid by the Roman poet Virgil, he was visited by Aeneas as he traveled through the underworld, and tells Aeneas how Helen of Troy betrayed him, and his body was bludgeoned seriously. Wanton acts committed by Greek forces during the Sack of Troy angered the gods, who caused the homecomings of the Greek forces to be marred with mishaps and painful surprises, particularly for the Greek leader Agamemnon who was murdered on his return home, and for Odysseus who was forced by Poseidon to have a long ten-year journey, or odyssey, home to Ithaca. [e]

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