Season: 2, Episodes: 1, Faction: Desmond
Mathias is one of the staff who manned Penelope Widmore’s tracking station. He speaks Portuguese.
On the mainland
Mathias was playing chess with Henrik in the tracking station when their computer started beeping. Henrik then typed something into the computer, while Mathias called Penny, speaking English.
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Decoded Season 2 Characters
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He works together with Eumaeus to accomplish some tasks, such as locking the suitors in Odysseus’ home and stealing their weapons so they could not fight back. Odysseus later promises both Philoeteus and Eumaeus freedom and power for being one of his few servants that remained faithful at his return to Ithaca.
During Homer’s time, Philoeteus along with some other of Odysseus’s servants became known as one of the first to be considered a main character in a story.