(Greek mythology) The last king of Troy; father of Hector and Paris and Cassandra.
In Greek mythology, the last king of Troy, husband of Hecuba and father of many sons and daughters, including Cassandra, Hector, and Paris. He was killed by Pyrrhus, son of Achilles, when the Greeks entered the city of Troy concealed in a huge wooden horse which the Trojans believed to be a gift to the city.
Kralj trojanski, sine Laomedonov, muž Hekabin, imao 50 sinova, među kojima Hektora, čiji je leš otkupio od Ahila, i Parisa, čijom je krivicom došlo do Trojanskog rata; prilikom zauzimanja Troje ubio ga je Ahilov sin Neoptolem. (grč.)