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Alcimedon

[al-sim-i-don]
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noun Classical Mythology.
  1. an Arcadian hero whose daughter, Philao, was seduced by Hercules.
  2. (in the Iliad) a son of Laerces who was a captain of the Myrmidons under Patroclus.
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  • 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.

  • The old knight Phoenix was captain of the fourth company, and Alcimedon, noble son of Laerceus of the fifth.