Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Νυμφαι Αισηπιδες Nymphai Aisêpides Nymphae Aesepides Nymphs of the
River Aesepus

THE AISEPIDES (or Aesepides) were the Naiad Nymphs of the Trojan River Aisepos (in Anatolia).

AISEPOS (Quintus Smyrnaeus 2.549)
ABARBAREE (Homer Iliad 6.21)

Quintus Smyrnaeus, Fall of Troy 2. 549 ff (trans. Way) (Greek epic C4th A.D.) :
"By the deep flow of Aisepos' stream [Memnon was buried], where is a fair grove of the bright-haired Nymphai, the which round his long barrow afterward Aisepos' daughters planted, screening it with many and manifold trees."


  • Quintus Smyrnaeus, Fall of Troy - Greek Epic C4th AD