), an ancient Greek Iambic poet, a contemporary and rival, as it seems, of Hipponax, though there is some doubt about the true reading of the line in which Hipponax mentions him.
The ancient writers quote several choliambic lines of Herodes, who also wrote mimes in Iambic verse. (Welcker, Hipponact. Fragm.
pp. 87-89; Knocke, Auct. qui Choliambis usi sunt Graec. Reliq.
Fasc. 1.1842, 8vo.; Meineke and Lachmann, Choliambica Poesis Graecorum,
pp. 148-152, Berol. 1845, 8vo.)