Scamander ( Greek: Σκάμανδρος ) - in Greek mythology  the god of the river of the same name near Troy . The son of Ocean and Tethys  (or the son of Zeus  ). Scamander had a son Tevkr , as well as daughters Kalliroa and Strimo  .
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According to the Iliad, he tried to sink Achilles , angry that he blocked the course of the river with the corpses of Trojans, but was forced to retreat before Hephaestus , who was on the side of the Greeks and sent a shaft of fire at Scamander.
According to another version of the euhemeristic plan, Scamander is a Cretan (Dravkian) who arrived with the settlers and his son Tevkrom in Troas  . With the help of Samon, he subjugated the inhabitants and became the first king of the Trojans  .
Scamander is also an ancient designation of the hill on which Ilion stood  .
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