How to use Laocoon in a sentence

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  • The sculptors of the Laocoon are among the priests of Athena Lindia, whose names are recorded by inscriptions.

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  • The Iliu Persis, again, was the oldest authority for the story of Laocoon and of the consequent escape of Aeneas - a story which connected a surviving branch of the house of Priam with the later inhabitants of the Troad.

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  • Among others of the name may be mentioned (3) Athenodorus Of Teos, who played the cithara at the wedding of Alexander the Great and Statira at Susa (324 B.C.); (4) a Greek physician of the 1st century A.D., who wrote on epidemic diseases; and two sculptors, of whom (5) one executed the statues of Apollo and Zeus which the Spartans dedicated at Delphi after Aegospotami; and (6) the other was a son of Alexander of Rhodes, whom he helped in the Laocoon group.

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  • The date of the Laocoon being now fixed (see Agesander) to 40-20 B.C., there can be no question of copying Virgil.

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  • Such, too, in the Cypria are the new legendary figures - Palamedes, Iphigenia, Telephus, Laocoon.

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  • He gave himself, therefore, to humanistic studies and acquired reputation as a Latin poet, his best-known piece being one on the group of Laocoon.

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