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In Greek mythology, Dolon (In Ancient Greek: Δόλων) was the son of Eumedes. He fought for Troy during the Trojan War and was caught spying by Odysseus and Diomedes. He was put to death by the Greek camp. // Greek mythology consists in part of a large collection of narratives that explain the origins of the world and detail the lives and adventures of a wide variety of gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines. ... Note: This article contains special characters. ... In Greek mythology, Eumedes was the father of Dolon. ... Walls of the excavated city of Troy Troy (Ancient Greek Τροία Troia, also Ίλιον Ilion; Latin: Troia, Ilium) is a legendary city and center of the Trojan War, as described in the Trojan War cycle, especially in the Iliad, one of the two epic poems attributed to Homer. ... The fall of Troy by Johann Georg Trautmann (1713–1769) From the collections of the granddukes of Baden, Karlsruhe The Trojan War was a war waged, according to legend, against the city of Troy in Asia Minor (present-day Turkey), by the armies of the Achaeans, after Paris of Troy... Odysseus and the Sirens. ... Diomêdês (Gk:Διομήδης - God-like cunning) is a hero in Greek Mythology, mostly known for his participation in the Trojan War. ...

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Dolon's first concern is not, like Diomedes, to secure a companion, but to make sure of the reward, and calls upon Hektor to swear on his sceptre to grant him the horses and chariot of Achilleus.
Dolon, on the other side, puts a bow across his shoulders and dresses himself in the skin of a grey wolf, and wears a cap of marten's hide, and takes a throwing spear.
Dolon tells the pair of a recently arrived Thracian ally of the Trojans, camped apart from the Trojan army, whose prince possesses beautiful white horses.
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