Scamander

Scamander

Scamander

Scamander was a river god in Greek mythology, son of the Titans gods Oceanus and Tethys, and personification of the eponymous river.

He supported the Trojans during the Trojan War, because he was insulted by the Greek hero Achilles. He tried to kill the hero three times, but his plots fell short due to the intervention of Hera, Athena and Hephaestus. The Scamander River flowed near Troy, and its banks were the site of numerous battles between the Greeks and the Trojans. According to Homer, the river was called Scamander by mortals and Xanthos by gods.

See Also: Oceanus, Tethys, Trojan War, Achilles, Hera, Athena, Hephaestus

Scamander Q&A

Who was Scamander?

Scamander was a river god in Greek mythology, son of the Titans gods Oceanus and Tethys, and personification of the eponymous river. He supported the Trojans during the Trojan War, because he was insulted by the Greek hero Achilles.

Who were the parents of Scamander?

The parents of Scamander were Oceanus and Tethys.

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