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LAETUS ° (La'itos ), dating probably from the Hellenistic period. According to the second-century Christian apologist, Tatian, Laetus translated into Greek the historical works of three Phoenician historians: Theodotus, Hypsicrates, and Mochus, who included in their works an account of King Hiram, who gave his daughter in marriage to King Solomon (so also Menander of Pergamum; whereas i Kings 11:1 states merely that Solomon married Sidonian women) and donated all kinds of timber for the construction of the Temple.