noun (in the Iliad)
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Words nearby Dolon
Example sentences from the Web for Dolon
The boy answers his questioner, as Dolon answers Ulysses in the Iliad, at the point of the sword.Thoughts on Man|William Godwin
In return for his information Dolon begged them to spare his life, but Diomedes deemed it safer to slay him.Authors of Greece|T. W. Lumb
Dolon seems to have been eminent for wealth, and Hector summons him to the assembly as one of the chiefs of Troy.
Ancient writers observe, that it was the office of Dolon that led him to offer himself in this service.
Diomede and Ulysses are inspired with a love of glory; Dolon with the thirst of gain.