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Dolon

[ doh-lon ]

noun

  1. a son of Eumedes who was killed by Diomedes and Odysseus even though he had given them valuable information about the Trojans.


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The pair, picking up Dolon's spoils as they pass, hurry back to the chiefs, where Nestor welcomes them.

In the stern of his vessel Ulysses laid the bloody spoils of Dolon, until they could present them as a sacred gift to Minerva.

It chanced that Hector too had thought of a similar plan and that Dolon had offered to reconnoitre the Greek position.

In return for his information Dolon begged them to spare his life, but Diomedes deemed it safer to slay him.

In our version of Homer Dolon merely wears, over his tunic, the skin of a grey wolf.

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