- a sea god who fathered the Gorgons.
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Examples from the Web for phorcys
Homer says that the spear of Aias burst the gualon of Phorcys, and the bronze let out the entrails.
The shield of Phorcys, if he wore one, must have been slung over his back or side at the moment.
Phorcys, again, and noble Ascanius led the Phrygians from the far country of Ascania, and both were eager for the fray.The Iliad
Phorcys and godlike Ascanius far from Ascania, led the Phrygians, and they eagerly desired to engage in battle.