Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

ERECHTHEUS

Greek Ruler God

Also known as Erichtheus

A King of Athens

He was the best buddy of formidable sea deity Poseidon.

He is often confused with his grandfather Erichthonius by the ancients due to the Athenians’ extremely poor filing system. Even more confusingly, he seems to have named his son after his grandfather. These kinds of genealogical shenanigans cause havoc with our Holy Database.

Erechtheus Facts and Figures

Name: Erechtheus
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Erichtheus

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

In charge of: Ruling
Area of expertise: Ruling

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 856

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Article last revised on September 06, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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