One of the Heliadae, the sons of Helios and Rhodos. He is the eldest of them and, like his brothers, an expert astrologer. He ruled the island of Rhodes. Ochimus married the nymph Hegetoria, and had by her a daughter, Cydippe. She married Ochimus' brother and heir Cercaphus, who ruled after him.



  • Diodorus Siculus. Historical Library v, 56, 57.
  • Plutarch. Greek Questions, 27.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.