DIOMUS

ΔΙΟΜΟΣ

1. A son of Colyttus, a favourite and attendant of Heracles, from whom the Attic demos of Diomeia was believed to have derived its name. (Steph. Byz. s. vv. Kunosarges, Diomeia.)

2. A Sicilian shepherd, who is said to have invented bucolic poetry, and was mentioned as such in two poems of Epicharmus. (Athen. xiv. p. 619.)

3. The father of Alcyoneus of Crisa by Meganira. (Anton. Lib. 8.)