Hedyle (Greek: Ἥδυλη, Hḗdylē; fl. 4th century BC) was an ancient Greek poet. She is known only through a mention in Athenaeus' Deipnosophistae. According to Athenaeus, Hedyle was the daughter of an Attic poet, Moschine, who is otherwise unknown, and the mother of Hedylus, another poet. Hedyle was probably Athenian, like her mother.
The only surviving fragment of Hedyle's poetry consists of two and a half couplets from her elegiac poem Scylla, quoted by Athenaeus. Duncan Lowe argues that Hedyle's version of the myth of Scylla was the inspiration for the story told in Ovid's Metamorphoses.
- Plant, I. M. (2004). Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome: An Anthology. University of Oklahoma Press. pp. 53–5.
- Lowe, Duncan (2011). "Scylla, the Diver's Daughter: Aeschrion, Hedyle, and Ovid". Classical Philology. 106 (3): 261.
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