1. Of Hyle, a mythical artificer, mentioned by Homer (who calls him σκυτοτόμωνὔχ̓ἄριστος), as the maker of Ajax's shield of seven ox-hides, covered with a plate of brass. (Il. 219-223; Nonn. Dionys. 13.671.)
William Smith. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology. London. John Murray: printed by Spottiswoode and Co., New-Street Square and Parliament Street. In the article on Soranus, we find: "at this present time (1848)" and this date seems to reflect the dates of works cited. 1873 - probably the printing date.