Of Hyle, a mythical artificer, mentioned by Homer (who calls him σκυτοτόμων ὔχ̓ ἄριστος, "the best worker in leather"), as the maker of Ajax's shield of seven ox-hides, covered with a plate of brass.
- Homer. Iliad, vii, 219-223.
- Nonnus. Dionysiaca xiii, 671.
This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.