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