Bromius (gr. Bromios) is one of the sons of Aegyptus and Caliadne. He married Erato, daughter of Danaus and Polyxo. She murdered him on their wedding night.


Bromius is also the Roman god of wine. Bromius was used as an epithet of Dionysos/Bacchus. It signifies "noisy" or "boisterous", from βρεμειν, to roar. According to Richard Buxton, Bromius (Bromios) is another name for a fundamental divine figure that precedes Ouranus and Night in Orphic myth. This alternative view to Hesiod was discovered by a fragmentary papyrus discovered in Derveni, Macedonia, in 1962, which is referred to as The Derveni papyrus.

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