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the Aeacidae in a sentence

1. Apollo immediately prophesied that Troy would fall at the hands of Aeacus's descendants, the Aeacidae (i.e. his son Telamon joined Heracles when he sieged the city during Laomedon's rule.

2. Thereafter, Apollo prophesied that Troy would fall at the hands of Aeacus's descendants, the Aeacidae (i.e. his sons Telamon and Peleus joined Heracles when he sieged the city during Laomedon's rule.

3. The Aeginetans at first contented themselves with sending the images of the Aeacidae, the tutelary heroes of their island.

4. The refusal of Aegina was in the diplomatic guise of "sending the Aeacidae."

5. Unified into a single state in 370 BC by the Aeacidae dynasty, Epirus achieved fame during the reign of Pyrrhus of Epirus who fought the Roman Republic in a series of campaigns.

6. Olympias was the daughter of Neoptolemus I, king of the Molossians, an ancient Greek tribe in Epirus, and sister of Alexander I. Her family belonged to the Aeacidae, a well-respected family of Epirus, which claimed descent from Neoptolemus, son of Achilles.

7. Pyrrhus was raised by Beroea, Glaukias' wife, a Molossian of the Aeacidae dynasty.

8. According to Arrian he belonged to the race of the Aeacidae, so he was probably related to the family of the kings of Epirus.

9. Miltiades was a well-born Athenian, and considered himself a member of the Aeacidae, as well as a member of the prominent Philaid clan.

10. It appears that she outlived her sister Deidamia, and was thus the last surviving descendant of the royal house of the Aeacidae.

11. While its presumptive date of composition is 459 BC, the poem is known for its treatment of the Aeacidae and the suicide of Ajax.