Echephron is the name of three characters in Greek mythology
Greek mythology
Greek mythology is the body of myths and legends belonging to the ancient Greeks, concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world, and the origins and significance of their own cult and ritual practices. They were a part of religion in ancient Greece...

  • Echephron, a son of Nestor
    Nestor (mythology)
    In Greek mythology, Nestor of Gerenia was the son of Neleus and Chloris and the King of Pylos. He became king after Heracles killed Neleus and all of Nestor's siblings...

     and Eurydice
    Eurydice of Pylos
    In Greek Mythology, Eurydice of Pylos was the daughter of Clymenus, and wife of Nestor. Their children include Perseus, Peisistratus, Thrasymedes, Pisidice, Polycaste, Stratichus, Aretus, Echephron, and Antilochus. The wife of Nestor and mother of his children might otherwise have been Anaxibia....

     (or Anaxibia
    Anaxibia is the name of five characters in Greek mythology.*Anaxibia, the daughter of Bias and Iphianassa, and niece of Melampus. She married Pelias, to whom she bore Acastus, Pisidice, Pelopia, Hippothoe, Alcestis, and Medusa...


  • Echephron, a son of Priam
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    , king of Troy
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  • Echephron, son of Heracles
    Heracles ,born Alcaeus or Alcides , was a divine hero in Greek mythology, the son of Zeus and Alcmene, foster son of Amphitryon and great-grandson of Perseus...

     and Psophis
    Psophis (mythology)
    In Greek mythology, Psophis was the name of three characters , all of whom were considered possible eponyms for the city of Psophis. They are enlisted in one passage of Pausanias' Description of Greece.Male:...

    , daughter of Eryx
    In Greek mythology, Eryx was a king of the city of Eryx in Sicily. He was either the son of Poseidon or Aphrodite and King Butes of the Elymian people of Sicily. Eryx was an excellent boxer but died when Heracles beat him in a match....

    , a Sicilian
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     despot. He changed the name of the city Phegia (the old Erymanthus
    Erymanthus or Erymanthos may refer to:* Erymanthus, an ancient Greek city of Arcadia later known as Psophis* Erymanthos , a river in southern Greece* Erymanthian Boar* Mount Erymanthos, a mountain range in Achaea, Greece...

    ) to Psophis
    Psophis was an ancient Greek city in the northwest end of Arcadia, bounded on the north by Arcadia, and on the west by Elis.-City name and mythology:...

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