Eleionomae

Summary

The Eleionomae (/ɛlˈɒnəm/; Ancient Greek: Ἐλειονόμαι) or Heleionomai (Ancient Greek: Ἑλειονομοι, "marsh dwelling" derived from heleios and nomos) were the naiads of the fresh-water marshes and wetlands in ancient Greek mythology.[1]

Notes

  1. ^ Bane, s.v. Eleionomae, p. 122.

References

  • Bane, Theresa (2013). Encyclopedia of Fairies in World Folklore and Mythology. McFarland, Incorporated, Publishers. ISBN 9780786471119. Google Books.