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Ἀστυάναξ), the son of Hector and Andromache; his more common name was Scamandrius. After the taking of Troy the Greeks hurled him down from the walls of the city to prevent the fulfilment of a decree of fate, according to which he was to restore the kingdom of Troy. (Hom. Il. 6.400, &c.; Ov. Met. 13.415; Hyg. Fab. 109.) A different mythical person of the name occurs in Apollodorus. (2.7.8.)


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