Sentence Examples

  • SARPEDON, in Greek legend, son of Zeus and Laodameia, Lycian prince and hero of the Trojan war.
  • In later tradition, Sarpedon was the son of Zeus and Europa and the brother of Minos.
  • His chief exploits during the war were his defence of the wounded Sarpedon, his fight with Ajax, son of Telamon (his particular enemy), and the storming of the Greek ramparts.
  • The Lycian Sarpedon was believed to have taken part in the Trojan war.
  • Patroclus drives back the Trojans - kills Sarpedon - is himself killed by Hector.

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