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Mythology & Beliefs: Hecuba
In Greek and Roman Mythology, Hecuba was the wife of Priam.

Hecuba in Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology [HECABE.] - A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology, William Smith, Ed.

Hecuba in Wikipedia Hecuba (also Hekábe, Hecabe, Hécube; Ancient Greek: Ἑκάβη) was a queen in Greek mythology, the wife of King Priam of Troy, with whom she had 19 children. The most famous son was Hector of Troy. Her most famous daughter was Cassandra, priestess of Apollo. Hecuba was of Phrygian birth; her father was Dymas, and her mother Eunoe was said to be a daughter of Sangarius, god of the Sangarius River, the principal river of ancient Phrygia. In the Iliad, Hecuba appears as the mother of Hector, lamenting his death in a well-known speech in Book 24 of the epic. She has several smaller appearances in the poem; in Book 6, under Heleneus' advice, she leads the Trojan women to the temple of Athena to pray for help. In Book 22, she pleads with Hector not to fight Achilles, for fear of "never get[ting] to mourn you laid out on a bier." [1]...

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