"Fair." A son of Poseidon, and brother of the robber Syleus of Aulis. He was an honest and just man while he brother was cruel and arrogant. After Syleus was killed by Heracles, Dicaeus thanked the hero and entertained him.

The Thracian town of Dicaea is said to have derived its name from him.



  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
  • Stephanus of Byzantium, s.v. Δίκαια.