In Greek mythology, more precisely in the epic tradition recounted in Homer's Odyssey, Dolius was a slave of Penelope whom she had received from her father Icarius on occasion of her marriage to Odysseus. He served as a gardener.
After Odysseus' identity had finally been revealed, Dolius heartily welcomed Odysseus in his home, expressing great joy to see his master alive and well. Later, he and his six sons were among the loyal servants who joined Odysseus to stand against the relatives of the slain suitors.
- Homer, Odyssey, 4. 735
- Od. 22. 196
- Od. 18. 290
- Od. 24. 389
- Od. 24. 396 ff
- With the obvious exception of the disloyal Melanthius, who had been mutilated and killed, Od. 22. 474
- Od. 24. 496-497
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