Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Αλεξιροη Alexirhoê Alexiroe Averting Flow
(alexô, rhoos)

ALEXIRHOE was a Naiad Nymph of the springs of the River Grenikos on Mount Ida in the Troad. She was loved by the Trojan King Priamos.

GRENIKOS (Ovid Metamorphoses 11.762)
AISAKOS (by Priamos) (Ovid Metamorphoses 11.762)

Ovid, Metamorphoses 11. 762 ff (trans. Melville) (Roman epic C1st B.C. to C1st A.D.) :
"Alexiroe, daughter of two-horned Granicus, secretly, its said, on Ida's shady mountainside bore Aesacus [to Priam]."


  • Ovid, Metamorphoses - Latin Epic C1st BC - C1st AD