Demoptolemus

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In Homer's Odyssey, Demoptolemus (Δημοπτόλεμος) was one of the myriad suitors of the queen of Ithaca.[1] He met his end by the spear of Odysseus in the final stages of the battle in the hall of the latter's palace.[2]

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  1. ^ Reece, Steve (1995). "The Three Circuits of the Suitors: A Ring Composition in Odyssey 17-22". Oral Tradition 10 (1): 207–229. Retrieved 2010-03-09. 
  2. ^ Pope, Alexander (2008). The Odyssey of Homer. Wildside Press LLC. p. 344. ISBN 1-4344-6138-6.