Thyamis (mythology)

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In Greek mythology, Thyamis was a commander, along with his brothers, the Cyraioi, who fought together with Deriades against Dionysus in the Indian War. He was son of Tarbelus and is mentioned in Nonnus Dionysiaka. [1] Another individual named Thyamis was a warrior in the army of Dionysus during the Indian War. He was killed by King Deriades of India. [2]

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  1. Nonnus. Dionysiaka, 26.181.
  2. Nonnus. Dionysiaka, 32.186.