Laomedon


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La·om·e·don

 (lā-ŏm′ĭ-dŏn′)
n. Greek Mythology
The founder and first king of Troy and father of Priam.

Laomedon

(leɪˈɒmɪˌdɒn)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the founder and ruler of Troy, who cheated Apollo and Poseidon of their wage for constructing the city's walls; the father of Priam
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He went up to Priam and said, "Son of Laomedon, the princes of the Trojans and Achaeans bid you come down on to the plain and swear to a solemn covenant.
And Auge bare Telephus of the stock of Areas, king of the Mysians, being joined in love with the mighty Heracles when he was journeying in quest of the horses of proud Laomedon -- horses the fleetest of foot that the Asian land nourished, -- and destroyed in battle the tribe of the dauntless Amazons and drove them forth from all that land.
According to the Iliad, Tros, "lord of the Trojans," has three sons, the eldest of whom is Ilus (Ilos), who founds Ilium (Troy) and fathers Laomedon, father of Priam (20.
As far as I can find, only Pseudo-Apollodorus attributes any deed to Oecleus beyond fathering Amphiaraus (he dies fighting Laomedon in Hercules' war with Troy: 2.
Laomedon was a notorious double-dealer who first triggered retribution by not remunerating Apollo and Poseidon for building Troy's walls, and later invited destruction by failing to pay Heracles for saving his daughter Hesione (Apollodorus 1921, vol.
221: Peucestes and Laomedon were able to communicate directly with the Persians and their subjects.
As Poseidon recalls in Book 7 of the epic poem, they were once built by him and Apollo for Priam's father Laomedon (Iliad I, VII, vv.
450-452) mentions that Zeus commanded Apollo to guard the cattle of Laomedon and especially the story of Apollo tending the flocks of Admetus at Pherae on the banks of the river Amphrysus in Thessaly becomes more prominent in later writers.
Nestor ha elucubrado una argumentacion irreprochable, y al final, encuentra un "climax" en la alusion a Arion y los caballos de Laomedon, El que siga su admonicion --en este caso, Antiloco-- sera invencible, incluso frente a animales de estirpe divina.
The scenes in the National Gallery are Apollo Killing the Cyclops, The Punishment of Midas by Apollo, Apollo and Daphne, The Transformation of Cyparissus (only the lower, larger portion), Mercury Stealing the Herds of Admetus Guarded by Apollo, Apollo Slaying the Nymph Coronus, and Apollo and Neptune with Laomedon.
Este Zeus se dice que es el paterno de Priamo hijo de Laomedon, el que estaba al aire en su patio y aquel en cuyo altar se refugio Priamo cuando Ilion fue tomada por los griegos.
Johnson's attempt to persuade his readers that Portia's line `Go, Hercules' alludes to the emblem of Hercules choosing between Virtue and Pleasure struggles against his own clumsy syntax and Shakespeare's text, where the imagery powerfully identifies Bassanio with the myth of Hercules saving Hesione from the Laomedon monster.