Name: Deiphobos

Origin and Meaning of the Name Deiphobos

  • Meaning:
    Fear of ...
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    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (dey IH fob oss)
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    Deiphobos was a son of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy and a brother of Hector. In Homer's Iliad Athene disguised herself as Deiphobos to trick Hector into fighting Achilles. He was slain and mutilated during the sack of Troy.

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