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Hector [r]: From 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 Trojan warrior in the Trojan War. According to Homer, he is killed battling with the hero Achilles. Source: Elizabeth Vandiver, Classics 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.