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.
The top-right image on the title page of Van Jason ende Hercules shows Hercules before the walls of Troy, defending King Laomedon
's daughter against a terrible monster.
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 (20.235-36).
periuria gentis" (treason of Laomedon
's race) (Virgil 1935, IV.542), Dido associates all Trojans with the breaching of contracts.
As in Genesis, Virgil had also introduced into the Georgics primordial crimes that forever altered the human condition: Laomedon
's "false promise to the gods [Apollo and Poseidon) at Troy" (bk.
221: Peucestes and Laomedon
were able to communicate directly with the Persians and their subjects.
Apollo famously tended cattle in Pieria, which was stolen by the infant Hermes (Homeric hymn to Hermes); the Iliad (21.450-452) 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.
89, 2: Laomedon
); cependant, le sacrifice d'une vierge pour mettre fin a une epidemie se rencontre chez Quint.