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Agēnor

Ἀγήνωρ).


1.

Son of Poseidon and Libyé, king of Phoenicia, brother to Belus, and father of Cadmus and Europa (q.v.).


2.

Son of Antenor by Theano , a priestess of Athené, and one of the bravest heroes of Troy. In Homer he leads the Trojans in storming the Greek intrenchments, rescues Hector when thrown down by Aiax, and even enters the lists with Achilles, but is saved from imminent danger by Apollo. In the post-Homeric legend he dies by the hand of Neoptolemus.

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