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In Greek mythology, Misenus referred to two different people.

  1. A friend of Odysseus
  2. A companion of Hector and, after his death, Aeneas' trumpeter. He challenged Triton in a trumpet contest, who drowned him. after Triton won Cape Miseno[?] was named after him. (Virgil III, 239; VI, 173, 212, 234)

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