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In Greek mythology, the name Laodamia (Λαοδάμεια, Laodámeia) 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. Diodorus Siculus makes her the wife of Evander, who was a son of Sarpedon the elder and by her father of Sarpedon the younger.
- Laodamia, daughter of Acastus and Astydameia and the wife of Protesilaus. When her husband fell in the Trojan War, Laodamia committed suicide rather than be without him.
- Laodamia or Leaneira, a daughter of Amyclas and Diomede, mother of Triphylus by Arcas.
- Laodamia, daughter of Alcmaeon, wife of Peleus and mother by him of Polydora. But see Antigone (daughter of Eurytion).
- Laodamia, wife of Anticlus. Her husband was one of the men who were hiding in the Trojan Horse.
- Laodamia, another name for Iphthime.
- Laodamia or Arsinoe, nurse of Orestes. She saved his life by sending him to Strophius after the murder of Agamemnon, whereas Aegisthus killed her own son, taking him for Orestes.
- Laodamia, alternate name for Hippodamia (wife of Pirithous) occurring in a red-figure vase painting.
- Homer, Iliad, 6. 197-205
- Oxford Classical Mythology Online. "Chapter 25: Myths of Local Heroes and Heroines". Classical Mythology, Seventh Edition. Oxford University Press USA. Archived from the original on July 15, 2011. Retrieved April 26, 2010.
- Diodorus Siculus, Library of History, 5. 79. 3
- Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca, Epitome of Book 4, 3. 30
- Ovid, Heroides, 13
- Hyginus Fabulae 104
- Pausanias, Description of Greece 10. 9. 5
- Bibliotheca 3. 9. 1
- Scholia on Homer, Iliad, 2. 684
- Tryphiodorus, The Taking of Ilios, 475
- Bibliotheca, Epitome of Book 4, 5. 19
- Scholia on Homer, Odyssey, 4. 797
- Scholia on Aeschylus, Libation-Bearers, 714 (729)
- Pindar, Pythian Ode, 11. 25 with scholia
- Archäologische Zeitung, 29. 159
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