), of Megara, a Greek historian who wrote a history of Megara (Μεγαρικά
), which consisted of at least five books. (Clem. Al. Strom. i. p. 141
, vi. p. 267; D. L. 1.57
; Comp. Harpocrat. s. v. ἀγυιᾶς
The age of Dieuchidas is unknown, but his work is frequently referred to by the ancients, and his name often appears in a corrupt form. (Schol. ad Apollon. Rhod.
1.118, 517, where his name is Διρηχίδας
; Steph. Byz. s. v. Σκίρφαι
; Athen. 6.262
; Harpocrat. s. v. Γερανία
; Schol. ad Pind. Nem.
9.30; Plut. Lyc. 2
, in the last two passages Διευτυχίδας
; Schol. ad Aristoph. Vesp.
870; Eudoc. p. 286, where the name is Dirychias.)