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Gender Masculine
Scripts Σαρπηδών(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. SAR-PEH-DAWN(Classical Greek)
sahr-PEED-ən(English)

Meaning & History

Meaning unknown. In Greek legend Sarpedon was the son of Zeus and Laodamia, and the king of the Lycians. He was one of the chief warriors who fought against the Greeks in defense of Troy, but he was killed by Patroclus. Another Sarpedon was the son of Zeus and Europa.