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  Sarpedon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When the Trojans attacked the newly built wall by the Greeks, Sarpedon led his division (Which also included Glaukos and Asteropaios) to the forefront of the battle and caused Ajax and Teucer to shift their attention from Hector's attack, to that of Sarpedon's forces.
It was during this action that Sarpedon delivered a noblesse oblige speech to Glaukos, stating that they had been the most honoured kings, therefore they must now fight the most to repay that honor and prove themselves.
It is said that Sarpedon fled from Crete in a quarrel with Minos, where he then went to Lycia to establish a kingdom.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sarpedon   (516 words)

  
 Death of Sarpedon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
This early Greek painting depicts an episode from Homer's Iliad where Sarpedon, a hero of the Trojan War, is killed by the spear of Patroklos, an enemy warrior.
Sarpedon's eyes are closed, his limp hands drag along the ground.
Euphronios's depiction of Sarpedon's death is an early portrait of the barbarity of war and the needless death that is its legacy.
endeavor.med.nyu.edu /lit-med/lit-med-db/webdocs/webart/euphronios57-art-.html   (334 words)

  
 Sarpedon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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 Lycia for a hero’s burial.
According to post-Homeric legend, Sarpedon was the son of Zeus and Europa who, after a quarrel with his brother Minos, fled to Lycia.
www.bartleby.com /65/sa/Sarpedon.html   (130 words)

  
 USS Sarpedon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Many craft were wrecked in the harbor, but Sarpedon's anchor held despite collisions with two barges and a PC which broke their moorings and crashed alongside.
Later moving to Shanghai, China, Sarpedon continued to provide repair support to ships engaged in occupation duties until sailing from Shanghai on 20 March 1946 for Bikini.
Sarpedon was decommissioned on 29 January 1947 and placed in reserve at San Diego, where she remains into 1974.
www.navyhistory.com /MISC%202/sarpedon.html   (253 words)

  
 The Deaths of Sarpedon and Patroclus
At last the grandson of Bellerophon, Sarpedon, son of Jove and Laodamia, ventured to oppose the Greek warrior.
Sarpedon threw his spear, but missed Patroclus; the spear of the Greek, on the other hand, pierced Sarpedon's breast, and he fell, calling to his friends to save his body from the foe.
The Greeks succeeded in stripping Sarpedon of his armor, but Jove would not suffer the body to be dishonored.
www.2020site.org /trojanwar/deaths.html   (855 words)

  
 Sarpedon: biography and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In Greek mythology (The mythology of the ancient Greeks), Sarpedon referred to several different people.
Son of Zeus and Europa (The 4th largest of Jupiter's satellites; covered with a smooth shell of frozen water).
Iliad (A Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the siege of Troy) V, 471; XVI, 419
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/sa/sarpedon.htm   (101 words)

  
 Sarpedon (ARB-7)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
She sailed for Okinawa on 1 August; and, upon arrival on 7 August, began work repairing the damage caused to ships there by heavy enemy air attacks and long continuous operations.
The Japanese surrendered on 15 August but Sarpedon (plagued by a new enemy, the weather) continued to work in support of occupation forces.
After riding out one typhoon at anchor on 16 September, she went to sea to avoid the storm of 29 September, but was ordered to remain in port when a third typhoon struck on 8 and 9 October.
www.hazegray.org /danfs/auxil/arb7.htm   (255 words)

  
 Sarpedon Images
After killing many of the enemy he confronts and kills Sarpedon, son of Zeus, and Zeus sends Apollo to rescue and clean the corpse, aided by the twin minor gods Hypnos and Thanatos (Sleep and Death).
As the messenger of Zeus and intermediary between the worlds of the living and the dead, he is as appropriate as Apollo.
This is what an Athenian audience of the period 520-510 might expect, since the heroic ideal of that period was a young man at the entrance to adulthood, an ephebe.
isc.temple.edu /pericles/Sarpedon_images.htm   (588 words)

  
 Feyworld - Deities - The Deities of Feyworld - Abaris
The monastic order is primarily composed of former clerics, soldiers and others who have become too infirm to perform their duties and instead opt to reflect upon the spiritual nature of Sarpedon and care for those wounded in his service.
Customs: The clergy of Sarpedon tend to be highly hierarchal, though there are a few priests who feel that they best serve their deity by disassociating themselves somewhat from the established clergy.
The ash tree is extremely significant to the worship of Sarpedon; ash is typically used as a backing for shields and its leaves are often seen embellishing Sarpedian architecture.
members.aol.com /noctifer/private/Feyworld/Deities/deities/sarpedon.html   (1495 words)

  
 The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Works of Art: Greek and Roman Art
The scene on the obverse of this krater shows Hermes directing Sleep and Death as they bear Sarpedon, a son of Zeus allied with the Trojans, to his native Lycia for burial.
It is notable that a story concerning an enemy of the Greeks was featured on such a large, fine vase produced by one of the leading Athenian artists.
The references and the possible interpretations of the decoration on the krater are complex and manifold; however, the one message that seems evident is the continuing effect of past glory on the present.
www.metmuseum.org /collections/view1.asp?dep=13&full=0&item=1972%2E11%2E10   (310 words)

  
 Sarpedon from LiveJournal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Sarpedon, general of Demetrius' forces was defeated by Tryphon's army to whom the inhabitants of Ptolemais were allied.
When Pirous falls, it is in vain; Sarpedon’s death for nothing; Dolon’s blood becoming mud and Polydorus’s soul winging away, screaming… they and so many, many others.
It was interesting and cool because Patroclus killed Sarpedon, but Hector killed Patrolcus...now Achilles is going to be upset that his best friend died by the hands of Hector0.o It was cool, poor Sarpedon...he got a nice funeral because he was a demigod...
www.ljseek.com /search/Sarpedon   (682 words)

  
 The Death Of Sarpedon
The Death of Sarpedon and Roger van der Weyden’s Descent from the Cross are works of art that come from two vastly different time periods and cultures.
The Death of Sarpedon is a scene depicted on a large Greek vase that was made in the sixth century B.C. The scene with Sarpedon is shown within a band of gold leafing and design that circumscribes the vase.
Sarpedon was a Greek warrior in the Trojan War.
www.radessays.com /viewpaper/96683/M._L._King.html   (295 words)

  
 Euphronios- Sarpedon Vase   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Brilliant as the design was, it is the painter Euphronios who stole the show.
The scene shows the twin brothers Hypnos and Thanatos(Sleep and Death) transporting the lifeless body of Sarpedon, son of Zeus from the field of battle, to be prepared for a hero's funeral.
Euphronios used a bag with a metal cap on the end with a minute hole in it, sort of a fancy pastry bag.
www.mystudios.com /treasure/sarpedon/sarpedon_review.html   (201 words)

  
 12euphronios.htm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Signed by Euxitheos as potter and Euphronios as painter, this calyx krater depicts the death of Sarpedon from the story of the Trojan War.
In this scene, Sarpedon, a Trojan leader and son of Zeus and Europa, is lifted by the twin brothers Sleep and Death in the presence of Hermes and two Trojans.
All the names of the figures are inscribed, sometimes written right to left.
faculty.etsu.edu /kortumr/06archaicgreece/htmdescriptionpages/12euphronios.htm   (157 words)

  
 ExactAntigen graphium sarpedon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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(1998) Electron microscopy and spectroscopical studies on the coloured patches on the wing of a butterfly, Graphium sarpedon (Lepidoptera: Papillionidae) with reference to their photobiological and electrical properties.
www.exactantigen.com /species/animal/g/graphium-sarpedon-antibody.html   (122 words)

  
 Library Journal - Sarpedon Publishers Becomes Combined Imprint
Combined said that the acquisition immediately doubles the number of military titles in its stable to roughly 650 volumes.
Sarpedon's current publisher, Steve Smith, will retain his position, and the company will maintain its editorial offices in Rockville Center, NY, while its sales, marketing, and business-related divisions will relocate to Combined's Pennsylvania headquarters.
Use of this web site is subject to its Terms and Conditions of Use.
www.libraryjournal.com /article/CA156131   (104 words)

  
 blue funnel: SS Sarpedon
In 1943 I sailed in the Sarpedon from Australia to Liverpool.
The Radio Officer was Sparkie Power and I still have some of the poems etc that he sent to me in Radiotelegram envelopes.
Re: SS Sarpedon - Fay Mallett 12/15/2004, 3:38 am
members4.boardhost.com /bluefunnel/msg/183.html   (122 words)

  
 Essay on Prompt: What is the role of Sarpedon in The Iliad? Iliad by Homer
Essay on Prompt: What is the role of Sarpedon in The Iliad?
Prompt: What is the role of Sarpedon in The Iliad?
This was the fate of the human condition.
www.dedicatedwriters.com /paper/Prompt_What_is_the_role_of_Sa-173515.html   (219 words)

  
 Apollo and Sarpedon Canvas Transfer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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 SARPEDON
Sarpedon, the Son of Jupiter, commanded the Lycians who came to the Aid of Troy.
Patroclus thereupon obtaining of Achilles to lead out the Myrmidons to the Assistance of the Greeks, made a great Slaughter of the Enemy, 'till he was oppos'd by Sarpedon.
The Combate betwixt these Two, and the Death of the latter, with the Grief of Jupiter for his Son, are describ'd in the ensuing Translation, from the Sixteenth Book of the Iliads.
www.arts.gla.ac.uk /SESLL/EngLit/ugrad/text/SARP.html   (3065 words)

  
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 Euphronios krater   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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Attic red-figure calyx krater bu Euphronios depicting the death of Sarpedon at Troy
Detail of body of Sarpedon, which is carried off the battlefield by Hypnos and Thanatos
www.visart.uga.edu /courses/arhi3000/slides/archaic/ephro-krat.html   (37 words)

  
 The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: Sarpedon @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: Sarpedon @ HighBeam Research
SARPEDON [Sarpedon], in Greek mythology, son of Zeus and Laodamia, who was the daughter of Bellerophon.
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