Medon

Medon is the name of several mythological persons, the only one of importance being the herald in Homer’s Odyssey, who warns Penelope of the suitors’ plot against Odysseus’ son Telemachus.  He was spared by Odysseus upon his return to Ithaca.

 (Hornblower et al, The Oxford Classical Dictionary, 3rd Edition, Oxford, 2003; 950)

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