The son of King Laomedon of Troy, and brother of Tithonus, Priam, Lampus, and Clytius. He and his brothers, with the exception of Priam, were killed by Heracles in the first sack of Troy.

Hicetaon is the father of Melanippus, who is therefore called Hicetanides (Ἱκετανίδης).



  • Aken, Dr. A.R.A. van. (1961). Elseviers Mythologische Encyclopedie. Amsterdam: Elsevier.
  • Homer. Iliad ii, 546; iii, 147; xx, 238.