Mythological Characters


- son of Agenor and brother of Europa
- Agenor called on Cadmus, Phoenix, and Cilix to try to find Europa, whom Zeus had kidnapped.
- all the brothers formed their own cities:
1. Cadmus-Thebes
2. Phoenix-Phoenicia
3. Cilix-Cilicia
- Cadmus founded his city by consulting the Oracle at Delphi in which he slayed a dragon and planted its teeth. The teeth grew into armed men who fought until only five was left. These men became the ancestors of the ancient Thebans.

1. "Cadmus." Encyclopedia mythica. 24 May 2008 <>.
"Ovid." 24 May 2008 <>.

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