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NameOriginDescription
Nymph name "Adamanthea" Greek A nymph who nursed Zeus Greek
Nymph name "Adrasteia" Greek A Cretan nymph, daughter of Melisseus, to whom Rhea entrusted the infant Zeus to be reared in the Dictaean grotto.
God name "Aea" Greek Was the nymph of a spring, well or fountain of the Black Sea town of Aia who was loved by the local river-god Phasis. Greek
Nymph name "Aegeirus" Greek A Hamadryad nymph of the Oak tree. Greek
Nymph name "Aetna" Roman A Sicilian nymph, and according to Alcimus, a daughter of Uranus and Gaea, or of Briareus. Simonides said that she had acted as arbitrator between Hephaestus and Demeter respecting the possession of Sicily.
Nymph name "Aix" Greek A nymph and the wife of Pan. She was seduced by Zeus and bore him Aigipan. Aix is also mentioned as the nurse of the infant Zeus and may also identified with the Gorgon Aix.
God name "Aja" Surya Is the son of king Raghu, and thus a scion of the Ikshavaku dynasty, who claimed descent from the Sun-God Surya. His paternal grandfather was the pious king Dileepa. king Aja's consort was the heavenly nymph Indumati; they were the parents of king Dasaratha of Ayodhya, who was the father of Rama.
Nymph name "Albunea" Greek A prophetic nymph or Sibyl, to whom in the neighbourhood of Tibur a grove was consecrated, with a well and a temple. Near it was the oracle of Faunus Fatidicus. (The Aeneid by Virgil vii)
God name "Aluelp" Greek An Indian nymph, who was passionately loved by Dionysus, but could not be induced to yield to his wishes, until the god changed himself into a tiger, and thus compelled her by fear to allow him to carry her across the river Sollax, which from this circumstance received the name of Tigris. Greek
Nymph name "Amalthea" Greek? A nymph of springs
Nymph name "Amnisiades" Crete The nymphs of the river Amnistis in Crete, who are mentioned in connexion with the worship of Artemis there. (Argonautica.)
Nymph name "Ampulus" Greek A Hamadryad nymph of the Vine tree.
Nymph name "Amycus" Greek A son of Poseidon by Bithynis, or by the Bithyaiian nymph Melia. He was ruler of the country of the Bebryces, and when the Argonauts landed on the coast of his dominions, he challenged the bravest of them to a boxing match.
God name "Andromeda" Greek The daughter of Cepheus and Cassiopeia. Mother thought she and daughter were more beautiful than any of Poseidon's many nymphs, and she taunted the God of the Seas until he just couldn't take it any longer. Poseidon punished the vain mother by chaining her daughter naked to a rock, to be sacrificed to a dreadful sea monster. Greek
Nymph name "Anigrides" Greek The nymphs of the river Anigrus in Elis.
King name "Apis" Greek A son of Phoroneus by the nymph Laodice, and brother of Niobe. He was king of Argos, established a tyrannical government and called Peloponnesus after his own name but he was killed in a conspiracy headed by Thelxion and Telchin. Greek
Nymph name "Appias" Roman A nymph of the Appian well, which was situated not far from the temple of Venus Genitrix in the forum of Julius Caesar. It was surrounded by statues of nymphs, who were called Appiades. Roman
Nymph name "Apsaras" Hindu / Vedic The thirty-five million nymphs of Indra's heaven. The daughters of pleasure are fairy-like beings, beautiful and voluptuous, who lure heroes and sages from their devotions. Hindu / Vedic
Nymph name "Arethusa" Greek One of the Nereid, and the nymph of the famous well, thus in the island of Ortygia near Syracuse. Alpheius reckons her among the Sicilian nymphs, and as the divinity who inspired pastoral poetry.
Nymph name "Asterodeia" Greek The Naiad nymph of a gold-carrying stream of the Kaukasos mountains. She was loved by Aeetes of Colchis, bearing him a son Apsyrtos. Greek
Nymph name "Azan" Greece A son of Ares and the nymph Erato, was the brother of Apheidas and Elatus, and father of Cleitor. The part of Arcadia which he received from his father was called, after him, Azania. After his death, funeral games, which were believed to have been the first in Greece, were celebrated in his honour.
Nymph name "Bacche" Greek One of the Nysaian nymphs who, along with Macris, Erato, Bromie and Nysa hid Bacchus in their cave and nurtured him.
Nymph name "Balanos" Greek A Hamadryad nymph of the Oak tree. Greek
Nymph name "Begoe" Etruscan An Etruscan nymph, who was believed to have written the Ars fulguritarum, the art of purifying places which had been struck by lightning. This religious Book was kept at Rome in the temple of Apollo together with the Sibylline Books and the Carmina of the Marcii.
Goddess name "Benthesicyme" Greek An Ethiopian sea nymph, a goddess of the waves and a daughter of Poseidon and Amphitrite, the wife of king Enalos. She raised Eumolpus, son of Chione and Poseidon. (Apollodorus iii) Her husband Enalos: of the sea, may have been Triton, the god of lake Tritonis in Greek
King name "Bereguni" Slavic River nymphs accused of stealing newborn children. Probably a variation of the Hebrew Lilith myth. Driven by an insatiable hunger of envy, Lilith stalks the world by night raping men in their sleep and sucking their blood, or stealing their newborn children from their cots and eating them. Slavic
Goddess name "Bolbe" Greek An extremely beautiful lake Goddess, the daughter of Oceanus and Tethys. Bolbe's offspring was Limnades who are nymphs living in fresh water lakes. Greek
Nymph name "Bormus" Greek A son of Upius, abducted by nymphs. Greek
Nymph name "Brome" Greek Another nymph who was a nurse for Dionysus
Nymph name "Brome aka Bromie" Greek One of the nymphs who brought up Dionysus on mount Nysa. Greek
Nymph name "Bucolion" Greek A son of Laomedon and the nymph Calybe, who had several sons by Abarbarea
Nymph name "Cadmilus" Greek According to Acusilaus a son of Hephaestus and Cabeiro, and father of the Samothracian Cabeiri and the Cabeirian nymphs. Others consider Cadmilus himself as the fourth of the Samothracian Cabeiri. Greek
Nymph name "Callisto" Greek Is sometimes called a daughter of Lycaon in Arcadia and sometimes of Nycteus or Ceteus, and sometimes also she is described as a nymph. (Apollodorus iii) She was a huntress, and a companion of Artemis. Greek
Nymph name "Calybe" Greek Two mythical personages, one of whom was a nymph by whom Laomedon became the father of Bucolion, and the other a priestess of of Juno.
Nymph name "Calypso" Greek Under this name we find in Hesiod (Theogony 359) a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, and in Apollodorus (Apollodorus i.) a daughter of Nereus, while the Homeric Calypso is described as a daughter of Atlas. This last Calypso was a nymph inhabiting the island of Ogygia, on the coast of which Odysseus was thrown when he was shipwrecked. Greek
Nymph name "Camenae" Roman Aka Casmenae, Carmenae Carmentis, prophetic nymphs. Two of the Camenae were Antevorta and Postvorta. The third was Carmenta or Carmentis, a prophetic and healing divinity. Roman
Goddess name "Camenae" Roman Goddesses of springs, wells and fountains, or water nymphs of Venus . They were wise, and sometimes gave prophecies of the future. There were four Camenae: Carmenta, Egeria, Antevorta, and Postvorta. Roman
King name "Canens" Greek A nymph, wife of Picus, king of the Laurentes. When Circe had changed Picus into a bird, Canens lamented him so greatly that she pined away. Greek
Nymph name "Carmangr" Greek A Cretan of Tarrha, father of Eubulus and Chrysothemis. Received and purified Apollo and Artemis, after they had slain the monster Python, and it was in the house of Carmanor that Apollo formed his connexion with the nymph Aeacallis. Greek
Goddess name "Carna" Roman A nymph who lived where Rome would eventually be. Janus fell in love with her and gave her power over door hinges and handles. As a goddess, she was known as Cardea.
Nymph name "Carya" Greek A Hamadryad nymph of the nut tree. Greek
Nymph name "Cassotis" Greek A Parnassian nymph, from whom was derived the name of the well Cassotis at Delphi, the water of which gave the priestess the power of prophecy. Greek
Nymph name "Castalia" Greek nymph of the Castalian spring at the foot of mount Parnassus. She was regarded as a daughter of Achelous and was believed to have thrown herself into the well when pursued by Apollo. Greek
Nymph name "Castalides" Greek nymphs, by which the Muses are sometimes designated, as the Castalian spring was sacred to them. Greek
Nymph name "Ceroessa" Greek A daughter of Zeus by Io, and born on the spot where Byzantium was afterwards built. She was brought up by a nymph of the place, and afterwards became the mother of Byzas. Greek
Nymph name "Cirrha" Greek A nymph from whom the town of Cirrha in Phocis was believed to have derived its name. Greek
Nymph name "Cnossia" Greek A nymph of the Cretan town of Cnossus who was the mother of Xenodamus by Menelaus
Nymph name "Corycia" Greek A nymph, who became by Apollo the mother of Lycoras or Lycoreus. Greek
Nymph name "Craneus" Greek A Hamadryad nymph of the Oak tree. Greek
Nymph name "Cronius" Greek The name of two mythical personages, the one a son of Zeus by the nymph Himalia, and the other a suitor of Hippodameia, who was killed by Oenomaus.
Nymph name "Cyane" Greek A Sicilian nymph and playmate of Proserpina, who was changed through grief at the loss of Proserpina into a well. Greek
Nymph name "Cymodoce" Roman A sea nymph and companion of Venus. Roman
Nymph name "Cynosura" Greek An Idaean nymph and one of the nurses of Zeus, who placed her among the stars. Greek
Nymph name "Cytus" Greek A son of Zeus by the Rhodian nymph Himalia. Brother to Cronius, and Spartaeus.
Nymph name "Daphnis" Greek A Sicilian hero, to whom the invention of bucolic poetry is ascribed. He is called a son of Hermes by a nymph, or merely the beloved of Hermes. Ovid calls him an Idaean shepherd; but it does not follow from this that Ovid connected him with either the Phrygian or the Cretan Ida, since Ida signifies any woody mountain. Greek
Nymph name "Dicte" Greece A nymph from who was beloved and pursued by Minos, but she threw herself into the sea, where she was caught up and saved in the nets of fishermen. Greece
Nymph name "Dodon" Greek A son of Zeus by Europa, from whom the oracle of Dodona was believed to have derived its name. Other traditions traced the name to a nymph of the name of Dodone. Greek
Nymph name "Dorus" Greek The mythical ancestor of the Dorians; he is described either as a son of Hellen, by the nymph Orseis, and a brother of Xuthus and Aeolus (Apollodorus i); or as a son of Apollo, by Phthia, and a brother of Laodocus and Polypoites (Apollodorus i), whereas Servius calls him a son of Poseidon. Greek
Nymph name "Dryads" Greek nymphs of the trees & woods
King name "Echo" Greek An Oreade, who when Zeus was playing with the nymphs, used to keep Hera at a distance by incessantly talking to her. In this manner Hera was not able to detect her faithless husband, and the nymphs had time to escape. Greek
Nymph name "Egeria" Greek The nymph who instructed Numa in his wise legislation. Numa used to meet her in a grove near Aricia. Greek
King name "Elatus" Greek A son of Ares by Leaneira, Metaneira, or by the nymph Chrysopeleia. He was a brother of Azan and Apheidas, and king of Arcadia. By his wife Laodice he had four sons, Stymphalus, Aepytus, Cyllen, and Pereus. Greek
Nymph name "Erato" Greek A nymph and the wife of Ares, by whom she became the mother of Elatus, Apheidas, and Azan. She was said to have been a prophetic priestess of the Arcadian Pan. Greek
Goddess name "Eucharis" Greek A nymph of the goddess Calypso. Greek
Nymph name "Eurydice" Greek A mountain valley nymph with a sad love story[ aren't they all?]
God name "Eurydice" Greek The most famous was a woman-or a nymph-who was the wife of Orpheus. While fleeing from Aristaeus, she was bitten by a serpent and died. Distraught, Orpheus played such sad songs and sang so mournfully that all the nymphs and gods wept and gave him advice. Orpheus accomplished something no other person ever has: he traveled to the underworld and by his music softened the heart of Hades and Persephone, who allowed Eurydice to return with him to the world of the living. Greek
Nymph name "Euryte" Greek A nymph, the daughter of Hippodamas. She married Porthaon and produced Licymnius, Sterope, Agrius and Oeneus. Greek
Nymph name "Galatea" Greek A sea-nymph, beloved by Polypheme, but herself in love with Acis. Acis was crushed under a huge rock by the jealous giant, and Galatea threw herself into the sea, where she joined her sister nymphs. Greek
Nymph name "Hagno" Greek An Arcadian nymph, who is said to have brought up Zeus. Greek
Nymph name "Hamadryads" Roman / Greek nymphs of trees supposed to live in Forest-trees, and die when the tree dies. The nymphs of fruit-trees were called Melides or Hamamelids. Roman / Greek
Nymph name "Hamadryas" Greek A daughter of Oreios who was the mother of eight Hamadryad nymphs by her brother Oxylus
Nymph name "Hellen" Greek A son of Deucalion and Pyrrha, or, according to others, a son of Zeus and Dorippe (Argonautica), or of Prometheus and Clymene, and a brother of Deucalion. By the nymph Orseis, that is, the mountain nymph, he became the father of Aeolus, Dorus, and Xuthus to whom some add Amphictyon. Greek
Goddess name "Hermaphroditos" Greek God (Goddess) of uncertain status. The offspring of HERMES and APHRODITE and the lover of the water nymph Salmakis. Tradition has it that their passion for one another was so great that they merged into a single androgynous being....
Nymph name "Himalia" Greek A nymph. Zeus was enamoured with her and she produced three sons with him, Spartaios, Kronios, and Kytos. Greek
Nymph name "Houri" Koran The large blackeyed damsels of Paradise, possessed of perpetual youth and beauty, whose virginity is renewable at pleasure. Every believer will have seventy-two of these houris in Paradise, and his intercourse with them will be fruitful or otherwise, according to his wish. If an offspring is desired, it will grow to full estate in an hour. (Persian, huri; Arabic, huriya, nymphs of Paradise. Koran
Nymph name "Hyades" Greek That is, the Rainy, the name of a class of nymphs whose number, names, and descent, are described in various ways by the ancients. Their parents were Atlas and Aethra, Atlas and Pleione, or Hyas and Boeotia; and others call their father Oceanus, Melisseus, Cadmilus, or Erechtheus. Greek
Nymph name "Hyale" s One of Diana's nymphs.
King name "Hylas" Greek A son of Theiodamas, king of the Dryopes, by the nymph Menodice or a son of Heracles, Euphemus, or Ceyx. He was the favourite of Heracles, who, after having killed his father, Theiodamas, took him with him when he joined the expedition of the Argonauts. When the Argonauts landed on the coast of Mysia, Hylas went out to fetch water for Heracles but when he came to a well, his beauty excited the love of the Naiads, who drew him down into the water, and he was never seen again. Greek
King name "Hyrieus" Greek A son of Poseidon and Alcyone, was king of Hyria in Boeotia, and married to the nymph Clonia, by whom he became the father of Nycteus, Lycus, and Orion. Greek
Nymph name "Iasion" Greek Also called Iasius, was, according to some, a son of Zeus and Electra, tLe daughter of Atlas, and a brother of Dardanus (Theogony of Hesiod 970 ) but others called him a son of Corythus and Electra, of Zeus and the nymph Hemera, or of Ilithyius, or of Minos and the nymph Pyronia.Greek
Nymph name "Idothea aka Eidothea" Greek The nymph, a daughter of the aged Proteus, who instructed Menelaus, in the island of Pharos at the mouth of the river Aegyptus, in what manner he might secure her father and compel him to say in what way he should return home. Greek
God name "Inachus" Greek A river god and king of Argos, is described as a son of Oceanus and Tethys. By a Melian nymph, a daughter of Oceanus, or, according to others, by his sister Argeia, he became the father of Phoroneus and Aegialeus, to whom others add Io, Argos Panoptes, and Phegeus or Pegeus. Greek
Nymph name "Io" Greek A nymph of the Argive River Inachos who was loved by Zeus. Greek
God name "Ithome" Greek A nymph from whom the Messenian hill of Ithome derived its name. According to a Messenian tradition, Ithome and Neda, from whom a small river of the country derived its name, were said to have nursed Zeus, and to have bathed the infant god in the well Clepsydra. Greek
Nymph name "Itonus" Greek A son of Amphictyon, and husband of the nymph Melanippe, by whom he became the father of Boeotus and Chromia.Greek
Nymph name "Juturna" Roman Juterna, the nymph of a well in Latium, famous for its excellent healing qualities. She is said to have been beloved by Jupiter, who rewarded her with immortality and the rule over the waters. Arnobius calls her the wife of Janus and mother of Fontus, but in the Aeneid she appears as the affectionate sister of Turnus. Roman
Deities name "Kouretes" Greek Forest deities. Known from Ephesus and other sites as the spirits of trees and streams, they are also perceived as nymphs who dance in attendance on the baby ZEUS. The term is also applied to a bride or young woman....
King name "Latinus" Greek A king of Latium, is described in the common tradition as a son of Faunus and the nymph Marica, as a brother of Lavinius, and the husband of Amata, by whom he became the father of Lavinia, whom he gave in marriage to Aeneas. Greek
Nymph name "Leucippe" Greek 1. One of the nymphs who was with Persephone at the time she was carried off. 2. The wife of Ilus, and mother of Laomedon. 3. A daughter of Thestor. 4. The wife of Thestius. 5. A daughter of Minyas of Orchomenos. Greek
Goddess name "Leucothea" Greek Leukothea. [White Goddess]. So Ino was called after she became a sea nymph. Her son Pal?mon, called by the Romans Portunus, or Portumnus, was the protecting genius of harbours. Greek
"Libethrides or nymphae Libethrides" Greece a name of the Muses, which they derived from the well Libethra in Thrace. Greece
Nymph name "Ligeia" Greek I. e. the shrill sounding, occurs as the name of a seiren and of a nymph. Greek
Nymph name "Limnaea" Greek Limnetes, Limnades, Limnegenes, i. e. inhabiting or born in a lake or marsh, is a surname of several divinities who were believed either to have sprung from a lake, or had their temples near a lake. Instances are, Dionysus at Athens, and Artemis at Sicyon, near Epidaurus, on the frontiers between Laconia and Messenia, near Calamae, at Tegea, Patrae; it is also used as a surname of nymphs that dwell in lakes or marshes. Greek
Nymph name "Lotis" Greek A nymph, who in her escape from the embraces of Priapus was metamorphosed into a tree, called after her Lotis. Greek
Nymph name "Lycoreus or Lycoris" Greek 2 A son of Apollo and the nymph Corycia, from whom Lycoreia, in the neighbourhood of Delphi, was believed to have derived its name. There are two other mythical personages of this name.
Nymph name "Ma" Greek The name of a nymph in the suite of Rhea, to whom Zeus entrusted the bringing up of the infant Dionysus. Greek
Nymph name "Maliades" Greek nymphs who were worshipped as the protectors of flocks and of fruit-trees. The same name is also given to the nymphs of the district of the Malians on the river Spercheius. Greek
Angel name "Melas" Greek A son of Poseidon by a nymph of Chios, and brother of angelus.
Nymph name "Melia" Greek A nymph, a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, became by Inachus the mother of Phoroneus and Aegialeus or Pegeus. (Apollodorus. ii) By Seilenus she became the mother of the centaur, Pholus (Apollodorus. ii), and by Poseidon of Amycus. Greek
King name "Melissus" Greek An ancient king of Crete, who, by Amalthea, became the father of the nymphs Adrastea and Ida, to whom Rhea entrusted the infant Zeus to be brought up. Other accounts call the daughters of this king Melissa and Amalthea. Greek
Nymph name "Melobosis" Greek A nymph, said to have been a daughter of Oceanus. Greek
Nymph name "Mopsus" Greek 1. A son of Ampyx or Ampycus by the nymph Chloris and, because he was a seer, he is also called a son of Apollo by Himantis.
Nymph name "Mycalesides" Greek The mountain nymphs of Mycale. Greek
Nymph name "Myrtoessa" Greek The nymph of a well of the same name in Arcadia. Greek
God name "Mystis" Greek A nurse of the god Dionysus and the nymph who personified initiation into the mysteries of the god while her son Corymbus represented the sacred ivy, with which the initiates were dressed. Greek
Nymph name "Naiad[s]" Greek Any nymph who presided over brooks , springs or fountains
Nymph name "Naiads" Greek nymphs who presided over brooks, springs or fountains. Greek
Nymph name "Najade" Slavic These are water nymphs
God name "Namea" Greek 1. Mamea was the nymph of the springs of the town of Nemea in Argos and a daughter of the local river-god Asopos. 2. Nemea was possibly identical to Pandeia, a daughter of Zeus by Selene. Greek
Nymph name "Nana" Greek A nymph of Sangarius, a river located in present-day Turkey. She became pregnant when an almond from an almond tree fell on her lap. The almond tree had sprung where Agdistis, a mythical being connected with the Phrygian worship of Attes, was slain. Agdistis was a son of Cybele, the Mother of all things. Nana abandoned the baby, who was adopted by his grandmother, Cybele. The baby, Attis, grew up to become Cybele's servant and lover. Greek
God name "Napaeae" Greek nymphae, the name of a numerous class of inferior female divinities, though they are designated by the title of Olympian, are called to the meetings of the gods in Olympus, and described as the daughters of Zeus. Greek
Nymph name "Narcissus" Greek A son of Cephissus and the nymph Liriope of Thespiae. He was a very handsome youth, but wholly inaccessible to the feeling of love. The nymph Echo, who loved him, but in vain, died away with grief. One of his rejected lovers, however, prayed to Nemesis to punish him for his unfeeling heart. Greek
Nymph name "Nephele" s One of Diana's nymphs.
Nymph name "Nereid" Greek Any one of the of the fifty sea nymphs
Nymph name "Nereides" Greek Or Nereides or Nerine, is a patronymic from Nereus, and applied to his daughters by Doris, who were regarded by the ancients as marine nymphs of the Mediterranean, in contra-distinction from the Naiades, or the nymphs of fresh water, and the Oceanides, or the nymphs of the great ocea. Greek
God name "Nicaea" Greek A nymph, the daughter of the river-god Sangarius and Cybele. A passionate huntress of exquisite beauty, she was beloved by a shepherd, Hymnus, who followed her and watched her closely. She finally became angry and shot him with one of her arrows. Greek
God name "Nixies" Teutonic The counterpart of the Greek water nymphs, and by the river-gods of the Rhine. Teutonic
Nymph name "Nycteus" Greek A son of Hyrieus by the nymph Clonia, brother of Lycus and Orion, and husband of Polyxo, by whom he became the father of Antiope. Greek
God name "Nymphae" Greek The name of a numerous class of inferior female divinities, though they are designated by the title of Olympian, are called to the meetings of the gods in Olympus, and described as the daughters of Zeus. But they were believed to dwell on earth in groves, on the summits of mountains, in rivers, streams, glens, and grottoes. Greek
Nymph name "Nyseides" Greek The nymphs of Nysa, who are said to have reared Dionysus, and whose names are Cisseis, Nysa, Erato, Eriphia, Bromia, and Polyhymno. (Apollodorus iii, Metamorphoses III, Fasti by Ovid, Hymns of Orpheus) Greek
Nymph name "Oceanides" Greek The Oceanids were the three thousand children of the Titans Oceanus and Tethys. Each of these nymphs was the patron of a particular spring, river, ocean, lake, pond, pasture, flower or cloud. Greek
King name "Oebalus" Greek 1. A son of Cynortes, and husband of Gorgophone, by whom he became the father of Tyndareus, Peirene, and Arene, was king of Sparta. According to others he was a son of Perieres and a grandson of Cynortas, and was married to the nymph Bateia, by whom he had several children (Apollodorus iii). The patronymic Oebalides is not only applied to his descendants, but to the Spartans generally, and hence it occurs as an epithet or surname of Hyacinthus, Castor, Pollux and Helena. 2. A son of Telon by a nymph of the stream Sebethus, near Naples. Telon, originally a king of the Teleboans, had come from the island of Taphos to Capreae, in Italy and Oebalus settled in Campania. (The Aeneid Book VII) Greek
Nymph name "Oenopion" Greek A son of Dionysus and husband of the nymph Helice, by whom he became the father of Thalus, Euanthes, Melaa, Salagus, Athamas, and Merope, Aerope or Haero. Some writers call Oenopion a son of Rhadamanthys by Ariadne, and a brother of Staphylus and Servius also calls him the father of Orion. Greek
Nymph name "Orea" Greek A Hamadryad nymph of the Oak tree. Greek
Nymph name "Oreades" Greek nymphs of the mountains, with names appropriate to the district they inhabit. Greek
Nymph name "Oreads" Greek mountain nymphs. Greek
Nymph name "Philammon" Greek A mythical poet and musician of the ante-Homeric period, was said to have been the son of Apollo and the nymph Chione, or Philonis, or Leuconoe. Greek
Nymph name "Phorcys" Greek An old man ruling over the sea, or "the old man of the sea," to whom a harbour in Ithaca was dedicated. He is described as the father of the nymph Thoosa. Later writers call him the son of Pontus and Gaia and a brother of Thaumas, Nereus, Eurybia, and Ceto. Greek
Nymph name "Picus" Greek A man turned into a woodpecker by Circe for scorning her love. His wife was Canens, a nymph, who killed herself after he was transformed. They had one son, Faunus. Metamorphoses XIV by Ovid Greek / Roman
Nymph name "Polyphemus" Greek 1. The celebrated Cyclops in the island of Thrinacia, was a son of Poseidon, and the nymph Thoosa.
Nymph name "Polyphemus or Polypheme" Greek The celebrated Cyclops in the island of Thrinacia, was a son of Poseidon, and the nymph Thoosa.
Nymph name "Pramlocha" Hindu One of the nymphs sent to earth by Kamadeva or Indra to tempt the sage Kandu from his devotions. Hindu
Nymph name "Psecas" Greek One of Diana's nymphs. Greek
Nymph name "Ptelea" Greek A Hamadryad nymph of the Oak tree.
King name "Pururavas and Urvasi" Indian An Indian myth similar to that of "Apollo and Daphne." Pururavas is a legendary king who fell in love with Urvasi, a heavenly nymph, who consented to become his wife on certain conditions. These conditions being violated, Urvasi disappeared, and Pururavas, inconsolable, wandered everywhere to find her. Ultimately he succeeded, and they were indissolubly united.
Nymph name "Rhanis" s One of Diana's nymphs.
Nymph name "Rhene" Greek 1. A nymph of the island of Samothrace, the mother of Saon by Hermes. Greek
Nymph name "Rhianon" Welsh nymph wife of Pwyll Pen Annwn. Welsh
Nymph name "Rhodope" Greek The nymph of a Thracian well, was the wife of Haemus and mother of Hebrus, and is mentioned among the playmates of Persephone. Greek
Nymph name "Rusalki" Slavic / Russia They were water nymphs & not nice
Nymph name "Sabazius" Phrygian A Phrygian divinity, commonly described as a son of Rhea or Cybele ; but in later times he was identified with the mystic Dionysus, who hence is sometimes called Dionysus Sabazius. For the same reason Sabazius is called a son of Zeus by Persephone, and is said to have been reared by a nymph Nyssa.
Goddess name "Sagaritis" Greek A nymph in whose embraces Attis became faithless to Cybele. The goddess avenged the wrong done to her by causing the tree with which the nymph's life was connected, to be cut down. Greek
Nymph name "Salmacis" Greek The nymph of the well Salmacis, near the mausoleum at Halicarnassus. The nymph fell in love with Hermaphroditos and tried to win his affections, but in vain. Greek
Nymph name "Saon" Greek A mythical lawgiver of Samothrace, is said to have been a son of Zeus by a nymph, or of Hermes by Rhene. Greek
Nymph name "Silenus" Greek It is remarked in the article Satyrus, that the older Satyrs were generally termed Sileni, but one of these Sileni is commonly the Silenus, who always acts a prominent part in the retinue of Dionysus, from whom he is inseparable, and whom he is said to have brought up and instructed. Like the other Satyrs he is called a son of Hermes, but others call him a son of Pan by a nymph, or of Gaea. Greek
God name "Sinoe" Greek An Arcadian nymph, brought up the god Pan, who derived from her the surname Sinoeis. Greek
King name "Sithon" Greek A son of Poseidon and Assa, or of Ares and Achiroe, the daughter of Neilus, was married to the nymph Mendeis, by whom he became the father of Pallene and Rhoeteia. He was king of the Hadomantes in Macedonia, or king of Thrace. Pallene, on account of her beauty, had numerous suitors, and Sithon, who promised her to the one who should conquer him in single combat, slew many. Greek
Nymph name "Spartaeus" Greek A son of Zeus by the Rhodian nymph Himalia. Brother to Cronius, and Cytus.
Nymph name "Sphragitides" Greek A surname of a class of prophetic nymphs on mount Cithaeron in Boeotia, where they had a grotto. Greek
Nymph name "Stilbe" Greek A nymph of the spring, well or fountain of the town of the Lapithai in Thessalia and a daughter of Peneius and Creusa. She became by Apollo the mother of Lapithus and Centaurus. (Argonautica) Greek
Nymph name "Styx" Greek Connected with the verb to hate or abhor, is the name of the principal river in the nether world, around which it flows seven times. Styx is described as a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, and as a nymph she dwelt at the entrance of Hades, in a lofty grotto which was supported by silver columns. Greek
Nymph name "Swarga" Indian The Paradise of Indra, and also of certain deified mortals, who rest there under the shade of the five wonderful trees, drink the nectar of immortality called Amrita, and dance with the heavenly nymphs.
Nymph name "Syrinx" Greek An Arcadian nymph, who being pursued by Pan, fled into the river Ladon, and at her own request was metamorphosed into a reed, of which Pan then made his flute. ( Metamorphoses I) Greek
Nymph name "Taras" Greek A son of Poseidon by a nymph, is said to have traversed the sea from the promontory of Taenarum to the south of Italy, riding on a dolphin, and to have founded Tarentum in Italy, where he was worshipped as a hero. Greek
Nymph name "Telphusa" Greek A daughter of Ladon, a nymph from whom the town of Telphusa in Arcadia derived its name. Greek
Nymph name "Terambus" Greek A son of Euseirus and Eidothea. Once he was tending his flocks on Mount Othrys in Melis, under the protection of the nymphs whom he delighted with his songs, for he was a distinguished musician, and played both the syrinx and the lyre. Greek
God name "Teucer" Greek A son of the river-god Scamander by the nymph Idaea, was the first king of Troy.
Nymph name "Thamyris" Greek An ancient Thracian bard, was a son of Philammon and the nymph Argiope. He went so far in his conceit as to think that he could surpass the Muses in song; in consequence of which he was deprived of his sight and of the power of singing. He was represented with a broken lyre in his hand. Greek
Nymph name "Theisoa" Greek One of the nymphs who brought up the infant Zeus. Greek
Nymph name "Thriae" Greek The name of three prophetic nymphs on Mount Parnassus, by whom Apollo was reared, and who were believed to have invented the art of prophecy by means of little stones, which were thrown into an urn. Greek
Nymph name "Tyndareus" Greek The son of Perieres and Gorgophone, and a brother of Aphareus, Leucippus, Icarius, and Arete (Apollodorus) or according to others, a son of Oebalus, by the nymph Bateia or by Gorgophone. Greek
King name "Upius" Greek A king of Bithynia whose son, Bormus, a youth of extraordinary beauty, was abducted by nymphs. Greek
Nymph name "Venilia" Roman A Roman divinity connected with the winds (venti) and the sea. Virgil and Ovid describe her as a nymph, a sister of Amata, and the wife of Faunus, by whom she became the mother of Turnus, Jutuma, and Canens. Aeneid x. Metamorphoses by Ovid xiv.)
Nymph name "Vila" Slavic Willi or Veela, are the Slavic versions of nymphs, who have power over storms, which they delight in sending down on lonely travelers. They are known to live in meadows, ponds, oceans, trees, and clouds.
Goddess name "Virbius" Roman An ancient mythical king of Aricia and a favourite of Diana, who, when he had died, called him to life and intrusted him to the care of the nymph Aegeria. The fact of his being a favourite of Diana, the Taurian goddess, seems to have led the Romans to identify him with Hippolytus who, according to some traditions, had established the worship of Diana. Roman
Nymph name "Vodui Panny" Slavic Slavic water nymphs.
Nymph name "Xenodamus" Greek A son of Menelaus and the Cretan nymph Cnossia.
King name "Xuthus" Greek A son of Hellen by the nymph Orseis, and a brother of Dorus and Aeolus. He was king of Peloponnesus, and the husband of Creusa, the daughter of Erechtheus, by whom he became the father of Achaeus and Ion (Apollodorus i). Greek