Astynous or Astynoos (Ancient Greek: Ἀστύνοος) is a name that may refer to one of the following characters in Greek mythology:

  • Astynous, son of Phaethon (son of Eos).[1]
  • Astynous, a defender of Troy killed by Diomedes.[2][3][4]
  • Astynous (son of Protiaon), another defender of Troy, to whom Polydamas entrusted his horses before going into the battle;[5] he was killed by Neoptolemus.[6]


  1. Bibliotheca 3. 14. 3
  2. Homer, Iliad, 5. 144
  3. Tzetzes, Homerica, 65
  4. Scholia on Iliad, 13. 643
  5. Homer, Iliad, 15. 455
  6. Pausanias, Description of Greece, 10. 26. 4
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