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Definition of Laocoon

Laocoon
Laocoon La*oc"o*["o]n, n. [L., fr. Gr. ? ] 1. (Class. Myth.) A priest of Apollo, during the Trojan war. (See 2.) 2. (Sculp.) A marble group in the Vatican at Rome, representing the priest Laoco["o]n, with his sons, infolded in the coils of two serpents, as described by Virgil.

Meaning of Laocoon from wikipedia

- Laocoön (/leɪˈɒkoʊˌɒn, -kəˌwɒn/; Ancient Gr****: Λαοκόων, romanized: Laokóōn, IPA: [laokóɔːn], gen.: Λαοκόοντος), the son of Acoetes, is a figure in Gr****...
- The statue of Laocoön and His Sons, also called the Laocoön Group (Italian: Gruppo del Laocoonte), has been one of the most famous ancient sculptures...
- The Laocoön is an oil painting created between 1610 and 1614 by Gr**** painter El Greco. It is part of a collection at the National Gallery of Art in Washington...
- Laocoon, or Laocoön, may refer to: Laocoön, the Trojan priest of Poseidon Laocoon (mythology), mythological characters named Laocoon. Laocoön and His...
- Citheronia laocoon is a species of moth in the family Saturniidae. It is found from the Guianas south to northern Argentina. Females are yellowish black...
- 3240 Laocoon /leɪˈɒkoʊ.ɒn/ is a carbonaceous Jupiter trojan from the Trojan camp, approximately 51 kilometers (32 miles) in diameter. It was discovered...
- Gr**** mythology, Laocoön (/leɪˈɒkoʊˌɒn, -kəˌwɒn/; Ancient Gr****: Λαοκόων, IPA: [laokóɔːn]) may refer to the following personages: Laocoön or Lacoon, one...
- had effects in Europe. It was during this time that he wrote his famous Laocoön, or the Limitations of Poetry [de]. In 1765, Lessing returned to Berlin...
- favor of Athena for themselves. While questioning Sinon, the Trojan priest Laocoön guesses the plot and warns the Trojans, in Virgil's famous line Timeo Danaos...
- hand-picked team of Gr**** warriors hidden in its wooden belly. The Trojan priest Laocoön suspects that some menace is hidden in the horse, and he warns the Trojans...
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