- a king of Troy and the father of Priam, for whom the walls of Troy were built by Apollo and Poseidon.
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But Laomedon refused them payment, and incurred their displeasure.Chaucer's Works, Volume 2 (of 7)
Priam, some answer, paid the penalty of the perjury of his father Laomedon.
Then it is true that Laomedon hired Apollo and Neptune as his workmen.
As there was no other way of saving the life of his daughter, Laomedon consented.The Story of Troy
Homer (Book v.) speaks of neas's horses as bred from mares which were put to the steeds of Laomedon.
- Greek myth the founder and ruler of Troy, who cheated Apollo and Poseidon of their wage for constructing the city's walls; the father of Priam