noun (in the Iliad)

a son of Eumedes who was killed by Diomedes and Odysseus even though he had given them valuable information about the Trojans. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for dolon

Historical Examples of dolon

  • The oath he swore was bootless, but it made Dolon more keen on going.

  • Dolon made it; but Odysseus devised the images of the two kings.

    The Ruinous Face

    Maurice Hewlett

  • Having learned all that he needs to know, Diomede ruthlessly slays Dolon.

  • If the story of Dolon be comic, it is comic with the practical humour of the sagas.

  • How did Dolon expect to creep among the host, when there was a wall?