Name: Deiphobus

Origin and Meaning of the Name Deiphobus

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    Fear of ...
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    (dey IH fob uss)
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    Latinised form of the Greek Deiphobos. Deiphobus was a son of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy and a brother of Hector. In Homer's Iliad Athene disguised herself as Deiphobus to trick Hector into fighting Achilles. He was slain and mutilated during the sack of Troy.

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