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  1. (in the Odyssey) a herald who warned Penelope that her suitors were conspiring against Telemachus.
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Historical Examples of medon

  • Medon, the son of Codrus, was the first of these perpetual archons.

    Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • They are there described as under the command of Medon and Podarces.

  • On the 1st of September the bridge guard at Medon was attacked by guerillas.

  • The next day Medon and his guest presented themselves at the palace.


    Alfred John Church

  • But Medon and the bard Phemius had now woke up, and came to them from the house of Ulysses.