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Diomedes

Diomedes (dī´ōmē´dēz), in Greek legend. 1 Son of Tydeus, he was one of the principal Greek warriors in the Trojan War. Previously he had avenged his father's death in the expedition of the Epigoni against Thebes. 2 A Thracian king, son of Ares and Cyrene. He was killed during the eighth labor of Hercules while trying to protect his man-eating horses. Both also spelled Diomed, Diomede.

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Diomedes1 in Greek mythology, one of the Seven against Thebes, who was later one of the leaders of the Greek forces in the Trojan War; in medieval developments of the story, it is Diomedes with whom Cressida falls in love and betrays Troilus.

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Diomedes2 in Greek mythology, a Thracian and son of Ares.
horses of Diomedes the man-eating horses of Diomedes, which were captured as one of the Labours of Hercules.

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