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This article is about the Phoenician king. For the mythological bird, see Phoenix.
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Phoenix

Phoenix is the son of King Agenor and Queen Telephassa of Tyre. After his sister, Europa, was captured by Zeus, he, along with his brothers, Cadmus and Cilix, and his mother, went to look for her. Phoenix returned to become the king of Phoenicia after his father, Cilix, became the first king of Cilicia and Cadmus went on to become the first king of Thebes in Greece. Phoenix's son was Phineus.

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Phoenicid-Cilicid Genealogy in Greek mythology
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inachids
 
Chremetes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agenor
 
Telephassa
 
 
 
Europa
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cadmus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kings of Thebes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kings of Crete
 
Phoenix
 
Chryse
 
Cilix
 
Melia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Phineus
 
Melinoe
 
Thasos
 
Ianthe
 
Eudorus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thoe
 
Doryclus
 
 
 
Ephyra
 
 
 
 
 
Iasion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Antiochus
 
Myrtoessa
 
Rhamnousa
 
Agenor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cassiopeia
 
Cepheus of Aethiopia
 
Arabus
 
Polyphe
 
Podes
 
Cymodoce
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Andromeda
 
Perseus
 
Atymnius
 
Xanthe
 
Theanus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
House of Perseus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carystus
 
Lyanassa
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Menestho
 
Eetion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hector, Prince of Troy
 
Andromache
 
 
 
Podes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Astyanax
Preceded by:
Agenor
King of Phoenicia
Mythic
Succeeded by
Phineus

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