Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Αβα Aba Aba -

ABA was the Naiad Nymph of the springs, well or fountain of the town of Ergiske in Kikonia (Ciconia), Thrake (Thrace). By Poseidon she was the mother of the town's eponymous founder Ergiskos.

Presumably a daughter of the River HEBROS
ERGISKOS (by Poseidon) (Suidas s.v. Ergiske)

Suidas s.v. Ergiske (trans. Suda On Line) (Byzantine Greek lexicon C10th A.D.) :
"Ergiske: It is in Thrake, [and was named] after Ergiskos the son of Poseidon and Aba, a Nymphe."


  • Suidas - Byzantine Lexicon C10th AD