ABARBAREE (or Abarbarea) was a Naiad Nymph of the meadows of the Trojan River Aisepos loved by Prince Boukolion of Troy.
|AISEPOS (assumed in Homer Iliad 6.21)
|AISEPOS, PEDASOS (by Boukolion) (Homer Iliad 6.21)
ABARBA′REA (Abarbareê), a Naiad, who bore two sons, Aesepus and Pedasus, to Bucolion, the eldest but illegitimate son of the Trojan King Laomedon. (Hom. Il. vi. 22, &c.) Other writers do not mention this nymph, but Hesychius (s. v.) mentions Abarbareai or Abarbalaiai as the name of a class of nymphs.
Source: Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.
Homer, Iliad 6. 21 ff (trans. Lattimore) (Greek epic C8th B.C.) :
"Aisepos and Pedasos, those whom the Naias Nymphe Abarbaree had born to blameless Boukolion. Boukolion himself was the son of haughty Laomedon . . . While shepherding his flocks he lay with the Nymphe and loved her, and she conceiving bore him twin boys."
- Homer, The Iliad - Greek Epic C9th-8th BC
Other references not currently quoted here: Nonnus Dionysiaca 15.378