Assaracus, King of Dardania

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Assaracus, King of Dardania

Also Known As: "Assaracus", "Assarachus", "Ascaoracus"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Troy (present day Turkey)
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Tros, King of Troy and Callirhoe, Queen of Troy
Husband of Hieromneme Of Dardanum and Aigesta (or Themiste or Clytodora) of Dardania
Father of Capys, King of Dardania
Brother of llus, King of Troy; Ganymede; /ckeinbestra Acadia; Otreus I, of Troy and Cleopatra Of Troy

Occupation: King of Dardanum
Managed by: Carol June Parker
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About Assaracus, King of Dardania

King of Dardania Assaracus of Greek Myth1

King of Dardania Assaracus of Greek Myth||p112.htm#i13410|King of Dardania Tros of Greek Myth|d. 1328 B.C.|p274.htm#i13409|the Naiad Callirrhoe of Greek Myth||p240.htm#i27325|King of Dardania Erichthonius of Greek Myth|d. 1368 B.C.|p275.htm#i13411|the Naiad Astyoche of Greek Myth||p240.htm#i27327|the River God Scamander of Greek Myth||p240.htm#i27329|the Nymph Idaea of Greek Myth||p240.htm#i27330|

Father King of Dardania Tros of Greek Myth1 d. 1328 B.C.

Mother the Naiad Callirrhoe of Greek Myth1

    King of Dardania Assaracus of Greek Myth was the son of King of Dardania Tros of Greek Myth and the Naiad Callirrhoe of Greek Myth.1 Also called King Assaracus of Dardania.1 King of Dardania Assaracus of Greek Myth married the Naiad Hieromneme of Greek Myth, daughter of the River God Simois of Greek Myth.1,2 

Family the Naiad Hieromneme of Greek Myth

Child King of Dardania Capys of Greek Myth+ 3,4


Citations

[S1332] Royal Houses of Mythical Greece, online http://www.timelessmyths.com/, Genealogy: House of Troy and Dardania.

[S1333] Theoi Project, online www.theoi.comindex.htm, HIEROMNEME.

[S278] DfAdam, online unknown url, The Line of Assaracus, 30.

[S286] Edith Hamilton, Mythology: Timelss Tales.

Assaracus 

In Greek mythology, Assaracus (Ἀσσάρακος)was the second son of King Tros of Dardania. He inherited the throne when his elder brother Ilus preferred to reign instead over his newly founded city of Ilium (which also became known as Troy).

Assaracus' son and heir was Capys.

Source

Apollod. 3.12.2:

...and Assaracus had by his wife Hieromneme, daughter of Simoeis, a son Capys; and Capys had by his wife Themiste, daughter of Ilus, a son Anchises, whom Aphrodite met in love's dalliance, and to whom she bore Aeneas and Lyrus, who died childless.

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In Greek mythology, Assaracus was the second son of King Tros of Dardania. He inherited the throne when his elder brother Ilus preferred to reign instead over his newly founded city of Ilium (which also became known as Troy). He married Aigesta (or Themiste or Clytodora), daughter of Laomedon. Assaracus' son and heir was Capys. He was also a brother of Ganymede.

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Assaracus, King of Dardania's Timeline

-1490
-1490
Asia Minor, Dardania, Phrygia
-1340
-1340
Troy (present day Turkey)
-1170
-1170
Age 169
1341
1341
Age 170
Troy, Turkey
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