) of Chios. One of the earliest epic poets, and
said to have been the friend or son-in-law of Homer (Repub.
600 C; Plut.
). An epic poem has been ascribed to him, entitled Οἰχαλίας ἅλωσις
, relating the
contest of Heracles with Eurytus for the sake of Iolé, and the capture of Oechalia.