Sarpedon sentence example
- 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.Advertisement
- He was a Lycian prince who, along with his cousin Sarpedon, assisted Priam in the Trojan War.