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Laodamia

Laodamia

[ley-od-uh-mahy-uh]
Laodamia: see Protesilaus.
In Greek mythology, Laodamia referred to two different women:

  1. Laodamia was the mother of Sarpedon by Zeus, and a daughter of Bellerophon.
  2. The wife of Protesilaus and daughter of Acastus and Astydameia. When her husband died during the Trojan War, Laodamia killed herself in grief.

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