GREEK MYTHOLOGY

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

EPAPHUS

Greek Tutelary God

Also known as EPAPHOS

Founder of Memphis

The son of IO and ZEUS.

Jealous HERA had him kidnapped, but IO found him again and they stayed in Egypt where he founded the city of Memphis and became its king.

After his death he was revered as having been an incarnation of APIS.

EPAPHUS FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : EPAPHUS
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Patronage
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : EPAPHOS
Popularity index : 6599
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Article last updated on 17 January 2014 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Epaphus: Greek Tutelary God." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 17 Jan. 2014. Web. 14 September 2014.

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