Colu'thus（*Ko/louqos), one of the late Greek epic poets, was a native of Lycopolis in Upper Egypt, and flourished under the emperor Anastasius, at the beginning of the sixth century of our era.
Lost PoemsHe wrote laudatory poems (ἐγκώμια δι᾽ ἐπῶν), an heroic poem, in six books, entitled Καλυδονικά, and another entitled Περσικά. These are all lost.
Ἐλένης ἁρπαγή) was discovered, with Quintus Smyrnaeus, by the Cardinal Bessarion in Calabria. The poem, as it now stands, consists of 392 hexameter lines, and is an unsuccessful imitation of Homer.