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Gender Masculine
Scripts Διομήδης(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. /di.o.mɛ̌ː.dɛːs/(Classical Greek) /daɪ.ə.ˈmiː.diːz/(English)

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek Διός (Dios) meaning "of Zeus" and μήδεα (medea) meaning "plans, counsel, cunning". In Greek legend Diomedes was one of the greatest heroes who fought against the Trojans. With Odysseus he entered Troy and stole the Palladium. After the Trojan War he founded the cities of Brindisi and Arpi in Italy.