A bad buddy and close companion of his famously fierce father, the War God ARES.
Now he has a moon of Mars named after him. Of course MARS is the Roman God of War, and has nothing to do with PHOBOS and DEIMOS, who are completely Greek.
This contradiction can be explained by the fact that Mr Asaph Hall, the astronomer who discovered the moons of Mars, was undergoing domestic turmoil at the time. In fact there is a rumor that he named the moons of Mars ‘Fear’ and ‘Terror’ in tribute to his formidable wife.
PHOBOS FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : PHOBOS
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : PHOBUS
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Terror
God of : Terror
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Popularity index : 23216