1. A son of the river god Scamander by the nymph Idaea, was the first king of Troy, whence the Trojans are sometimes called Τευκροί
. (Hdt. 7.122
.) Dardanus of Samothrace came to Teucer, received his daughter Bateia or Arisbe in marriage, and afterwards besame his successor in the kingdom. (Apollod. 3.12.1
; Diod. 4.75
According to others, Dardanus was a native prince of Troy, and Scamander and Teucer immigrated into Troas from Crete, bringing with them the worship of Apollo Smintheus. (Strab. xiii. p.604
; Serv. ad Aen. 3.108
; Tzetz. ad Lycoph. 29, 1302, 1306.