（Ἰάλεμος). The personification of a sort of dirge, as was
Linus (q.v.), and as Hymenaeus personified the
marriage song. He is called a son of Apollo and Calliopé, and was the inventor of a
melancholy song which bore the name of ἰάλεμος.
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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