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Mythology & Beliefs: Diomedes
In Greek and Roman Mythology, Diomedes was the owner of man-eating horses, which Hercules, as ninth labor, carried off.

Diomedes in Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology 3. A son of Ares and Cyrene, was king of the Bistones in Thrace, and was killed by Heracles on account of his mares, which he fed with human flesh. (Apollod. 2.5.8; Diod. 4.15; Serv. ad Aen. 1.756.) Hyginus (Hyg. Fab. 250) calls him a son of Atlas by his own daughter Asteria. - A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology, William Smith, Ed.

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