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300 Water Nymphs

  • LIST OF WATER NYMPHSHERITAGE AND PLACES THEY KEEP

    Aba – a nymph of springs, wells or fountains in the town of Ergiske in Kikonia

    Abarbarea – a Naiad nymph, daughter of the river god Aesepus

    Acaste – a water nymph and one of the Oceanids

    Acheloides – a nymph of the Achelous river

    Actaea – the most beautiful of the Naiads

    Admete – Oceanid, a companion of Persephone

    Adrasteia – a water nymph, charged by Rhea with nurturing the infant Zeus

    Aegaeides – Aegaeus river on the island of Scheria

    Aegina – a water nymph of the island Aegina

    Aegle – a nymph, daughter of Panopeus, beloved by Theseus

    Aesepides – a nymph of the Aesepus river in Anatolia

    Aethra – a nymph and one of the Oceanids

    Aganippe – a Naiad of the fountain Aganippe

    Aia – a nymph of the streams of the scenic village of Aia, Spain

    Albunea – water nymph in Roman mythology

    Alcinoe – a Naiad, and one of the nymphs of Mount Lykaios, Arkadia

    Alexirhoe – daughter of the river god Grenikos

    Alseids – nymphs living in the springs of rivers flowing seawards

    Amaltheia – a goat-tending water nymph, daughter of Oceanus

    Amathia – a Nereid sea nymph, helpful towards sailors fighting perilous storms

    Amnisiades – a nymph of the Amnisos river on the island of Crete

    Amphinome – a of the sea’s bounty, literally “she of the surrounding pasture”

    Amphiro – an Oceanid nymph indicated as “the surrounding flow”

    Amphithoe – a Nereid sea nymph addressed as “she who moves swiftly around”

    Amphitrite – a Nereid sea nymph, consort of Poseidon respected as “the third element”

    Amymone – a Naiad nymph of the spring of Amymone at Lerna, Argolis

    Anchirhoe – a Naiad nymph, daughter of the river-god Nilus

    Anigrides – a nymph of the Anigros river in Elis

    Anigrides – nymphs and daughters of the river god Anigros

    Anippe – a Naiad Nymph of the River Nile in Egypt

    Annaed – a Naiad water nymph respected for her great beauty and grace

    Anthedon – a Naiad Nymph of the well or fountain of Anthedon, Boiotia

    Anthracia – one of the nymphs that nursed infant Zeus

    Appias – a nymph in Roman mythology

    Apseudes – a sea nymph, one of the Nereids

    Archidemia – a naiad belonging to the Pegaeae family and from the spring Archidemia

    Arethusa – a nereid nymph who became a fountain

    Argia – daughter of Oceanus and a water nymph of the Tiber River in Rome

    Argyra – a nymph residing in a well in Achaia, southern Greece

    Asia – nymph of the Asian region sister to Europa

    Asopides – a nymph of the Asopus river in Sicyonia and Boeotia

    Asopis – a nymph of the springs and stream of Metope near Stymphalos, Arkadia

    Astakides – nymphs of Lake Astakos, Bithynia

    Asterionides – a nymph of the Asterion river

    Asterodia – the Naiad nymph of a gold-bearing stream of the Kaukasos mountains

    Autonoe – a nymph of the River Nile and daughter of the Naiad nymph Polyxo

    Bateia – a Naiad nymph who married King Oebalus of Sparta

    Beroe – an Oceanid Nymph of the city of Beruit in Phoenicia (Lebanon)

    Bistonis – a nymph in Greek mythology who gave birth to a son of Ares, god of war

    Bolbe – a nymph of lake Thessalian

    Byze – one of the Erasinides, nymphs of the Erasinos River in Argos

    Byzia – a naiad said to have raised Byzas founder of Byzantium

    Caliadne – a naiad nymph of the river Nile and a daughter of the river-god Nilus

    Callianassa – a Nereid sea nymph and daughter of Nereus and Doris

    Callianira – one of the Nereids, sea-nymphs in Greek mythology

    Calliphaea – one of the three Ionides nymphs, a sisterhood of water nymphs

    Callirrhoe – a naiad sea nymph and the daughter of Oceanus and Tethys

    Calypso – a nymph in Greek mythology, who lived on the island of Ogygia

    Camarina – an Oceanid nymph presiding over a fountain in Kamarina, Sicily

    Capheira – an Oceanid nymph of the island of Rhodes, caring for the storm-clouds

    Carian Naiades – Naiad nymphs of the springs and rivers of Karia, Anatolia

    Castalia – a nymph transformed by Apollo into a fountain at Delphi

    Cerceis – an Oceanid nymph, one of the 6000 daughters of Oceanus

    Ceto – an Indian Oceanid Naiad nymph loved by the sun-god Helios

    Chalcis – a Naiad nymph of a fresh-water spring of Khalkis on the island of Euboia

    Charybdis – once a beautiful Naiad, converted into a sea monster and perilous whirlpool

    Chryseis – one of the Oceanids, daughters of Oceanus and Tethys

    Cleochareia – a Naiad, a river nymph, married to King Lelex of Laconia

    Cleodora – a prophetic nymph of Mount Parnassos who divined by throwing pebbles

    Cleone – a Naiad of the fountain of Kleonai and daughter of the river-god Asopos

    Clio – a nymph and daughter of Oceanus not to be confused with the muse Clio

    Clymene – a Nereid nymph, daughter of Nereus and Doris and wife of Iapetus

    Clytia – a water nymph, daughter of Oceanus and Tethys and beloved of Apollo

    Comaetho – a nymph who mingles her spring waters with those of the river god Cydnus

    Corcyra – nymph and daughter of the Asopos river and Metope, beloved of Poseidon

    Corycians – Naiad nymphs residing in the Corycian Cave of Mount Parnassos

    Cranto – a Nereid sea nymph, one of the fifty daughters of Nereus and Doris

    Creneis – a beautiful Nereid nymph who played with dolphins

    Creusa – a Naiad nymph and daughter of Gaia. Jason divorced Medea to marry Creusa

    Crinaeae – a group of Naiad nymphs associated with fountains or wells

    Crocale – one of the younger Oceanids attendants of Artemis

    Cyane – a Naiad nymph who failed to protect Persephone, her playmate against Hades

    Cydippe – a Nereid sea nymph with whom Aristaeus had a failed love affair

    Cydnides – a nymph of the river Cydnus in Cilicia

    Cymatolege – a Haliad nymph, daughter of Poseidon and wife of storm-giant Briareos

    Cymo – a Nereid nymph associated with the crabs of the sea

    Cymodoce – a sea nymph and companion of Venus.

    Cymothoe – a Nereid nymph who enjoyed the running waves

    Cyrtonians – a group residing in the springs of the town Cyrtones in Boeotia

    Daira – a nymph and mother of Eleusis by Hermes

    Daphne – a Naiad nymph of the river Peneios in Thessalia, transformed into a laurel tree

    Deiopea – a sea nymph Juno promised as wife to Aeolus if he would unleash his winds

    Deliades – daughters of Inopus god of the river Inopus on the island of Delos

    Dero – a Nereid sea nymph, born of Nereus and Doris

    Dexamene – a sea nymph and receiver of prayer and sacrifice

    Diogeneia – the Naiad nymph of a fountain of the city of Athens in Attika

    Dione – a water nymph, daughter of Atlas and the wife of the Lydian king Tantalos

    Diopatra – a Naiad Nymph of a spring of the river Sperkheios on Mount Othrys

    Dirce – a God transformed into a spring Naiad nymph of the town of Thebes in Boiotia

    Dodone – an Oceanid Nymph of the town and oracular shrine of Dodona in Thesprotia

    Doris – a nymph and wife of the sea god Nereus, the mother of the Nereides

    Doto – the Nereid of granting safe voyage or generous catch. Her shrine was in Gabala.

    Drosera – a naiad. She was one of the three ancestors of the Tyrians

    Drymo – a sea nymph, one of the attendants of queen Cyrene

    Dynamene – a Nereid, who, with her sister Pherusa, controlled the great ocean swells

    Echenais – a Naiad nymph who blinded Daphnis to the love of other women

    Eidyia – an Oceanid nymph and wife of Aeetes, the mother of Medea

    Eione – a Nereid nymph of the beach, said to have helped castaways

    Electra – a water nymph and wife of Thaumas mother of Iris Arke and the Harpies

    Eleionomae – a group of nymphs of the marshes who misled travelers with illusions

    Ephyra – a fresh-water Naiad of the water supply in the town of Corinth

    Erasinides – a group of four Naiads nym