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PHOBOS
Also known as PHOBUS

God of Terror. Another bad buddy of his father, the War God [ARES].

Now 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.

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Article last updated on 28 August 2006
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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ABOUT PHOBOS : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : PHOBOS
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : PHOBUS
Popularity index : 650

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