Dardanus

Dardanus

[dahr-dn-uhs]
noun Classical Mythology.
the ancestor of the Trojans.
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Dardanus (ˈdɑːdənəs)
 
n
classical myth the son of Zeus and Electra who founded the royal house of Troy

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dardanus

in Greek legend, the son of Zeus and the Pleiad Electra, mythical founder of Dardania on the Hellespont. He was the ancestor of the Dardanians of the Troad and, through Aeneas, of the Romans

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