The Full Wiki

More info on Kebriones

Kebriones: Wikis


Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

In Greek mythology, Kebriones (Κεβριόνης) was the illegitimate son of King Priam of Troy and a slave. In the Iliad he was the half-brother of Hector and his final charioteer during the Trojan War. Along with Hektor and Paris he was part of the division that finally breached the Argive wall. Patroclus, the Achaean warrior, killed him by throwing a "shining stone," hitting him in the forehead and knocking his eyes out of his head. The force of the blow flung him from Hector's chariot, leading Patroclus to remark that with his great "diving" ability, he could have satisfied many by diving for oysters in the "storming sea".[1]


  1. ^ Homer. Iliad XI, 521; XII, 91; XVI, 727.


Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address