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  • By Johan Helenus Borjeson (b.
  • HELENUS, in Greek legend, son of Priam and Hecuba, and twin-brother of Cassandra.
  • He is said to have been originally called Scamandrius, and to have received the name of Helenus from a Thracian soothsayer who instructed him in the prophetic art.
  • After the death of Paris, Helenus and his brother Deiphobus became rivals for the hand of Helen.
  • DeIphobus was preferred, and Helenus withdrew in indignation to Mount Ida, where he was captured by the Greeks, whom he advised to build the wooden horse and carry off the Palladium.
 

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