Tenes

Greek - King of Tenedos. Son of Cycnus and Procleia. His real father was said to be Apollo. Cycnus married a second wife, called Phylonome, who fell in love with Tenes and lied about him when he rejected her advances. Cycnus cast both Tenes and his sister Hemithea adrift in a chest but Poseidon kept them safe and they landed at Tenedos where Tenes became king. In some stories, Cycnus, having discovered his wife's deceit, killed her and went to Tenedos but was rejected by Tenes who was killed by Achilles when defending Hemithea. In another version, father and son were reconciled and fought together at Troy where both were killed by Achilles. Occasionally called Tenes, Tennes or Tennes.

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