Diomedes

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Diomedes or Diomed (Greek: Διομήδης, Diomēdēs; English translation: "God-like cunning" or "advised by Zeus") is a hero in Greek mythology, mostly known for his participation in the Trojan War.

He was born to Tydeus and Deipyle and later became King of Argos, succeeding his maternal grandfather, Adrastus. In Homer's 'Iliad' Diomedes is regarded alongside Ajax as one of the best warriors of all the Achaeans (behind only Achilles in prowess).

His paternal uncle Heracles and his close companion Odysseus are the favoured heroes of Athena. In Virgil's 'Aeneid' he is one of the warriors who entered the Trojan Horse shortly before the sack of Troy.

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