Or Myiodes, that is, the fly-catcher, is the name of a hero, who was invoked at Aliphera, at the festival of Athena, as the protector against flies. See momentary gods.
From Greek myia, "a fly" and agra, "taken in hunting or chasing."
- Pausanias. Description of Greece v, 14.2, viii, 26.4.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.