Greek mythology

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
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: EPAPHOS

Gender: Male
Type: deity
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Patronage
Area of expertise: Tutelary, Patronage

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 16038

Article last updated on 30 November 2017 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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