List of Gods : "nymph" - 175 records

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Deities name
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
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
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
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
Greek I. e. the shrill sounding, occurs as the name of a seiren and of a nymph. Greek
Nymph name
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
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
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
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
Greek A son of Poseidon by a nymph of Chios, and brother of angelus.
Nymph name
Greek A nymph, a daughter of Oceåñuś 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
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
Greek A nymph, said to have been a daughter of Oceåñuś. Greek
Nymph name
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
Greek The mountain nymphs of Mycale. Greek
Nymph name
Greek The nymph of a well of the same name in Arcadia. Greek
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