Echephron is the name of three characters in Greek mythology.

*Echephron, son of Nestor and Eurydice (or Anaxibia). [Homer. "Odyssey", [ 3.404.430] .] [Apollodurus. "Library", [ 1.9.9] .]

*Echephron, a son of Priam, king of Troy. [Apollodorus. "Library", [ 3.12.5] .]

*Echephron, son of Heracles and Psophis, daughter of Eryx, a Sicilian despot. He changed the name of the city Phegia (the old Erymanthus) to Psophis. [Pausanias. "Description of Greece", 8.24.2.]


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