This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Flavia Cecchi and first published on 19/11/2014.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
According to a Homeric1 scholion (Sch. ex. [vel Porph.] Il. 9, 453c), Dius was a student of a scholar named Harpocration2 who was the author of an ὐπόμνημα3 on the ninth book of the Iliad4, or on the entire poem according to the conjecture of Heyne who substitutes ἰλιάδος for the ῑ of ms. A. It…