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[al-sim-i-don] /ælˈsɪm ɪˌdɒn/
noun, Classical Mythology
an Arcadian hero whose daughter, Philao, was seduced by Hercules.
(in the Iliad) a son of Laerces who was a captain of the Myrmidons under Patroclus. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • There is also a branch that lieth folded and wreathed into circles, like to the wreath of Alcimedon.

  • Health I accept, Alcimedon,—discretion to them that need it!

    Andromache Gilbert Murray
  • Go in peace, when he has lifted his spear against Alcimedon!

    Andromache Gilbert Murray
  • This thing shames you not; even Alcimedon deemed it wise and honourable.

    Andromache Gilbert Murray
  • At last he found a helper in a comrade named Alcimedon, and handing the reins to him he dismounted himself to fight on foot.

    Stories from the Iliad H. L. Havell
  • The old knight Phoenix was captain of the fourth company, and Alcimedon, noble son of Laerceus of the fifth.

    The Iliad Homer
  • Alcimedon sprang on to the chariot, and caught up the whip and reins, while Automedon leaped from off the car.

    The Iliad Homer
  • Alcimedon, did yonder woman ever do Helen any great wrong, anything meet for vengeance?

    Andromache Gilbert Murray
  • The fourth, the aged knight Phnix commanded; and Alcimedon, the illustrious son of Larceus, the fifth.

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