Greek hero at the Trojan war who was also king of Argus and the son of Tydeus. He managed to wound Aphrodite and Ares with the help of Athena. Discovering that his wife had been unfaithful while he was away, Diomedes left Argus and married another woman in Apulia.During the Trojan war he fell in love with Briseis to such an extent that he tried to kill her betrothed Troilus every time they met on the battlefield.