Crinaeae

Summary

In Greek mythology, the Crinaeae (/krˈn/; Ancient Greek: Κρηναῖαι, from Greek "krini") were a type of Naiad nymphs associated with fountains or wells.[1]

The number of Crinaeae includes but is not limited to:

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Bane, Theresa (2013). Encyclopedia of Fairies in World Folklore and Mythology. McFarland, Incorporated, Publishers. p. 90. ISBN 9780786471119.
  2. ^ Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio 9.29.3; Virgil, Eclogae 10.12
  3. ^ Ovid, Remedia Amoris 659; Ars Amatoria 1.81 & 3.451
  4. ^ Bane, Theresa (2013). Encyclopedia of Fairies in World Folklore and Mythology. McFarland, Incorporated, Publishers. pp. 14, 90. ISBN 9780786471119.
  5. ^ Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio 8.31.4
  6. ^ Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio 1.40.1

References

  • Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, v. 2, page 1216
  • Pausanias, Description of Greece with an English Translation by W.H.S. Jones, Litt.D., and H.A. Ormerod, M.A., in 4 Volumes. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1918. ISBN 0-674-99328-4. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library
  • Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio. 3 vols. Leipzig, Teubner. 1903. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Publius Ovidius Naso, The Art of Love (Ars Amatoria) translated by A.S. Kline. Online version at the Topos Text Project.
  • Publius Vergilius Maro, Eclogues. J. B. Greenough. Boston. Ginn & Co. 1895. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Publius Vergilius Maro, Bucolics, Aeneid, and Georgics of Vergil. J. B. Greenough. Boston. Ginn & Co. 1900. Latin text available at the Perseus Digital Library.