Sarpedon


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Sarpedon

(särpē`dən), in Greek mythology, son of ZeusZeus
, in Greek religion and mythology, son and successor of Kronos as supreme god. His mother, Rhea, immediately after his birth concealed him from Kronos, who, because he was fated to be overthrown by one of his children, ate all his offspring.
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 and Laodamia, who was the daughter of BellerophonBellerophon
, in Greek mythology, son of Glaucus (3;) originally called Hipponoüs. He changed his name after he murdered a countryman and was forced to flee to exile.
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. In the Iliad, as an ally of the Trojans, Sarpedon courageously led the Lycians against the Greeks in the Trojan War. He was killed by Patroclus, and Zeus had him carried back to LyciaLycia
, ancient country, SW Asia Minor. Egyptian sources ally the Lycians to the Hittites at the time of Ramses II; the Lycians spoke an Anatolian language. Lycia was frequently mentioned by Homer in Greek mythology.
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 for a hero's burial. According to post-Homeric legend, Sarpedon was the son of Zeus and EuropaEuropa
, in Greek mythology, daughter of Agenor and Telephassa. Zeus, enamored of her, appeared as a white bull, enticed her to climb on his back, and swam off with her to Crete. There she bore him Minos, Rhadamanthus, and Sarpedon.
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 who, after a quarrel with his brother MinosMinos
, in Greek mythology, king of Crete, son of Zeus and Europa. He was the husband of Pasiphaë, who bore him Androgeus, Glaucus, Ariadne, and Phaedra. Because Minos failed to sacrifice a beautiful white bull to Poseidon, the god caused Pasiphaë to conceive a lustful
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, fled to Lycia.
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Euphronios has rendered in the best possible way the last three large moments of Sarpedon, with blood flowing abundantly from three large wounds.
Weil and Sarpedon tug at the understanding of war from opposite ends, and neither quite gets at the whole Homeric effect.
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Ahora bien, que las acciones en el poema se hagan contra lo que parece ser el deseo de Zeus, como la muerte de su querido hijo Sarpedon, la de Patroclo, y la del mismo Hector, no significa que en todo ello no se este cumpliendo en ultimas el plan que Zeus y los demas inmortales han determinado para el genero humano y sus relaciones con los dioses a partir de la guerra de Troya (39).
When Sarpedon began to bleed Twin gods descended-- Thanatos and his
Clad in Achilles' armor, he leads a slaughter of the Trojans that culminates in the death of Sarpedon, the leader of the Lycians and a son of Zeus.
307; Jack Greene and Alessandro Massignani, The Naval War in the Mediterranean 1940-1943 (London: Sarpedon, Chatham, 1998), p.