PORPHYRION was the King of the Gigantes who was struck down by Herakles and Zeus with arrows and lighning bolt when he attempted to rape the goddessHera during the Giant War. He is probably the same as Eurymedon, who is named King of the Gigantes by Homer. There are several possible etymologies for his name.

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Róisín Amen

PORPHYRION was the King of the Gigantes who was struck down by Herakles and Zeus with arrows and lighning bolt when he attempted to rape the goddessHera during the Giant War. He is probably the same as Eurymedon, who is named King of the Gigantes by Homer. There are several possible etymologies for his name.