For the account of these long-lived trees, see Pliny's "Natural History," lib. xvi. cap. 44; and for the features in the character of Protesilaus see the "Iphigenia in Aulis" of Euripides. Virgil places the Shade of Laodamia in a mournful region, among unhappy Lovers,
                    "---- His Laodamia
            It comes.----"