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He is the offspring of Aphrodite and Ares. He was known for accompanying Ares into battle along with the ancient war goddess Enyothe goddess of discord Eris both sisters of Aresand Phobos' twin brother Phobos - Distorted Memory - Amateur God - Around The Corners Of Our Minds terror. In Classical Greek mythology, Phobos is more of a personification of the fear brought by war and does not appear as a character in any myths.
Timor or Timorus is his Roman equivalent. In Roman mythology, he has also been referred to as Pavor. Phobos is the son Phobos - Distorted Memory - Amateur God - Around The Corners Of Our Minds Aphrodite and Ares. Ares was accompanied in battle by his sister Eris, Phobos, and Deimos. Phobos's genealogy is shown:. Those who worshipped Phobos often made bloody sacrifices in his name.
Ares's son, Kyknos, "beheaded strangers who came along in order to build a temple to Phobos fear from the skulls. Warriors and heroes who worshipped Phobos, such as Heracles and Agamemnoncarried shields with depictions of Phobos on them. Hesiod depicts Phobos on the shield of Heracles as "…staring backwards with eyes that glowed with fire.
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Deimos and Phobos were represented as young boys. Phobos often is depicted as having a lion's or lion-like head. According to PlutarchAlexander the Great offered sacrifices to Phobos on the eve of the Battle of Gaugamela in all probability asking for Darius to be filled with fear.
Darius fled from the field of Gaugamela, making Alexander's praying to Phobos seem My Chance Tonight - Various - 12 Toppen as a tactic. Phobos was depicted on the chest of Cypselus on the shield of Agamemnon. American astronomer Asaph Hall named a satellite of the planet Mars" Phobos ", which he discovered along with the second Mars satellite, " Deimos ", in Phobos is the larger of the two satellites.
The two brothers Deimos and Phobos were particularly worshipped in the city state of Sparta as they were the sons of Ares, the god of war.
Spartan soldiers would idolize Phobos, because he symbolized discipline, and consistency of the armed forces. Because Phobos and Deimos were key mythological characters of war, individuals would conduct sacrifices to their name on battlefields, and other places where war had taken place.
There are many places within the Iliadwhere Homer mentions the presence of Phobos and Deimos. Some are:. Homer, Iliad There were ten circles of bronze upon it, and set about it were twenty knobs of tin, pale-shining, and in the very centre another knob of dark cobalt.
And circled in the midst of all was the blank-eyed face of the Gorgo Gorgon with her stare of horror, and Deimos Terror was inscribed upon it, and Phobos Fear. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not to be confused with Phoebus. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Cambridge: Harvard U, Astronomische Nachrichten Signed 7 February 92 : 47— Ancient Greek deities by affiliation.
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