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The ancient Greek Gods and Goddess contain a wealth of stories and legends, wrapped in Myths which typically provide a story with a morale code designed to influence the reader into behaviour as fitting Greek culture of the era.
In this article, we look at Phorbas and the myths and legends surrounding Phorbas, Phorbas relationship to and with other Greek Gods and Goddess and key events and stories which relate to ancient astrology and the changing seasons.
Was the son of Laphites and Orsinome, and was a prince of Thessalian Phlegyes, who left the Peloponnes and settled in Elis. He had a brother named Periphas. In the war with Pelops, he helped the King of Elis, Alector, and apparently became co-ruler. He married Hyrmine, Alector's apparent sister, and presumably later gave his own daughter Diogeneia to Alector for a wife. His sons were Augeas, Actor and Tiphys.