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From [[Ancient Greece|Greek]] [[mythology]], he is the crown [[prince]] of [[Troy]], [[son]] of [[King Priam]] and [[Queen]] [[Hecabe]], [[husband]] of [[Andromache]], [[father]] of [[Astynax]]. He is the most prominent [[Troy|Trojan]] warrior in the [[Trojan War]]. According to Homer, he is killed battling with the [[hero]] [[Achilles]]. Source: [[Elizabeth Vandiver]], [[Classics]] [[scholarship|scholar]], authority on Greek mythology and [[Greek tragedy]], including the ''[[Iliad]]'', ''[[Odyssey]]'', ''[[Aeneid]]'', [[Homer]], and [[Virgil]]. This definition is based on her course ''Classical Mythology'' for [[The Teaching Company]].
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In[[Greek mythology]] the crown [[prince]] of [[Troy]], [[son]] of [[King Priam]] and [[Queen]] [[Hecabe]], [[husband]] of [[Andromache]], [[father]] of [[Astynax]]. He is the most prominent [[Troy|Trojan]] warrior in the [[Trojan War]]. According to Homer, he is killed battling with the [[hero]] [[Achilles]].

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Hector [r]: InGreek mythology the crown prince of Troy, son of King Priam and Queen Hecabe, husband of Andromache, father of Astynax. He is the most prominent Trojan warrior in the Trojan War. According to Homer, he is killed battling with the hero Achilles.