Eumedes was a name attributed to seven individuals in Greek mythology.

  • Eumedes (also Eumeles) was a famous herald among the Trojans. He was the father of Dolon and of five daughters. [1]
  • Eumedes, priest of Athena. When the Heracleidae invaded, Eumedes was suspected of wishing to betray the Palladium to them. Being afraid, he took the Palladium and took it to be hill called Creion.[3]
  • Eumedes, son of Melas. He, along with his brothers, were killed for plotting against Oeneus.[5]


  1. Homer. Iliad, 10.313.
  2. Pausanias. Description of Greece, 3.14.6.
  3. Callimachus. Hymns, V. On the Bath of On the Baths of Pallas.
  4. Apollodorus. The Library, 2.7.8.
  5. Apollodorus. The Library, 1.8.5.
  6. Virgil. The Aeneid, 12.346.
  7. Dionysius of Halicarnassus. Roman Antiquities, 1.62.

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