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Dictys, yos, m., Δίκτυς.

  1. I. A mariner changed by Bacchus into a dolphin, Ov. M. 3, 615.
  2. II. A centaur, slain at the wedding of Pirithoüs, Ov. M. 12, 334 sq.
  3. III. A fisherman on the island of Seriphos, who saved Perseus from drowning, Stat. S. 2, 1, 95.
  4. IV. Dictys Cretensis, the traditional author of a mythical history of the Trojan war, in Greek; preserved to us in the Latin translation of L. Septimius, v. Teuffel, Roem. Lit. § 416, 1-4.