(Greek mythology) founder of Troy
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/dahr"dn euhs/, n. Class. Myth.
the ancestor of the Trojans.

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  • Dardanus — Werkdaten Titel: Dardanus Originaltitel: Dardanus Form: Tragédie lyrique Originalsprache: französisch Musik …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • DARDANUS — I. DARDANUS Apuliae urbs. Lycophr. II. DARDANUS Claud. Posthum. prarfectus Praetorii in Gallia. Eius operâ tyrannus Iovinus, ab Ataulphi amicitia abstractus, neciqueve datus est. Prosper in Chron. Exir. Olympiodori. Codex Theodos. l. 117. Honorii …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Dardanus — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Dardanos ou Dardanus peut désigner : Dans la mythologie grecque, Dardanos est un roi mythique de Troade. En son hommage, Dardanus est une tragédie… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Dardanus — /dahr dn euhs/, n. Class. Myth. the ancestor of the Trojans. * * * ▪ Greek mythology       in Greek legend, the son of Zeus and the Pleiad Electra, mythical founder of Dardania on the Hellespont. He was the ancestor of the Dardanians of the Troad …   Universalium

  • DARDANUS —    a son of Zeus and Electra, mythical ancestor of the Trojans; originally a king in Greece …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Dardanus — /ˈdadənəs/ (say dahduhnuhs) noun the mythical ancestor of the Trojans …   Australian English dictionary

  • Dardanus (genus) — Dardanus Dardanus megistos Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

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