Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Νυμφαι Φασειδες Nymphai Phaseides Nymphae Phaseides Nymphs of the
River Phasis

THE PHASEIDES were the Naiad Nymphs of the marshes and streams of the River Phasis in Kolkhis (Colchis) on the Black Sea.

Presumably daughters of the River PHASIS

Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica 3. 1219 ff (trans. Rieu) (Greek epic C3rd B.C.) :
"The whole meadow trembled under her [Hekate's] feet, and the Nymphai Heleionomai (of marsh) and Potameides (or river) who haunt the fens by Amarantian Phasis cried out in fear."


  • Apollonius Rhodius, The Argonautica - Greek Epic C3rd BC