Laodamia

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For the asteroid, see 1011 Laodamia. For the poem by William Wordworth, see Laodamia (Wordsworth).

In Greek mythology, the name Laodamia (Λαοδάμεια) referred to:

  • Laodamia or Deidamia, daughter of Bellerophon and Philonoe, sister of Hippolochus and Isander and the mother of Sarpedon by Zeus. She was shot by Artemis (that is, died a sudden, instant death) one day when she was weaving.[1][2] Diodorus Siculus makes her the wife of Evander, who was a son of Sarpedon the elder and by her father of Sarpedon the younger.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Homer, Iliad, 6. 197-205
  2. ^ Oxford Classical Mythology Online. "Chapter 25: Myths of Local Heroes and Heroines". Classical Mythology, Seventh Edition. Oxford University Press USA. Retrieved April 26, 2010. 
  3. ^ Diodorus Siculus, Library of History, 5. 79. 3
  4. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca, Epitome of Book 4, 3. 30
  5. ^ Ovid, Heroides, 13
  6. ^ Hyginus Fabulae 104
  7. ^ Pausanias, Description of Greece 10. 9. 5
  8. ^ Bibliotheca 3. 9. 1
  9. ^ Scholia on Homer, Iliad, 2. 684
  10. ^ Tryphiodorus, The Taking of Ilios, 475
  11. ^ Bibliotheca, Epitome of Book 4, 5. 19
  12. ^ Scholia on Homer, Odyssey, 4. 797
  13. ^ Scholia on Aeschylus, Libation-Bearers, 714 (729)
  14. ^ Pindar, Pythian Ode, 11. 25 with scholia
  15. ^ Archäologische Zeitung, 29. 159