This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Flavia Cecchi and published on 04/04/2019.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
According to the testimony of a Homeric1 scholion (Sch. ex. [vel Porph.] Il. 9, 453c), Dius was a student of a Harpocration2 who was the author of a ὐπόμνημα on the ninth book of the Iliad3, or on the entire poem according to the conjecture of Heyne (ap. Erbse 1969-1988, 2, p. 496, app. a…