In homers epic The Odyssey loyalty plays a colossal role. His wife, his son, his dog, and a lack of loyalty by the suitors display loyalty.
Homers wife Penelope is under unvarying pressure from the suitors to remarry. "Don't stay too long away from home, leaving your treasure there, and brazen suitors near; they'll squander all you have or take it from you" This quote shows how ready the suitors are to take his throne by taking his wife to get at all the pleasures of being king. Penelope is faithful and waits for her king showing loyalty to Odysseus her husband.
Another great display of loyalty is Odysseus's dog Argos. "There the dog Argos lay in the dung, all covered with dog ticks. Now, as he perceived that Odysseus had come close to him, he wagged his tail, and laid both his ears back; only he now no longer had the strength to move any closer to his master, who, watching him from a distance, without Eumaios noticing, secretly wiped a tear from his eye". Argos demonstrates the unconditional love ...