"Swift-footed." A son of Iphicles and grandson of Phylacus, was a younger brother of Protesilaus, and led the Thessalians of Phylace against Troy.

Podarces is also said to have been the original name of Priam.1



  1. Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library ii, 6.4.


  • Homer. Iliad ii, 695.
  • Hyginus. Fabulae, 97.
  • Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library i, 9.12.
  • Scholiast on Homer's Odyssey xii, 289.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
  • Strabo. Geography ix, p. 432.

This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.