ANIPPE was a Naiad Nymph of the River Nile in Egypt who was loved by the god Poseidon. Their son was the barbarous King Bousiris who was vanquished by Herakles.
|NEILOS (Plutarch Parallel Stories 38)
|BOUSIRIS (by Poseidon) (Plutarch Parallel Stories 38)
Pseudo-Plutarch, Greek and Roman Parallel Stories 38 (trans. Babbitt) (Greek historian C2nd A.D.) :
"Bousiris [King of Aigyptos (Egypt)], the son of Poseidon and Anippe, daughter of Neilos (the River Nile), with treacherous hospitality was wont to sacrifice such persons as passed his way . . . So says Agathon of Samos."
- Plutarch, Greek & Roman Parallel Stories - Greek Historian C1st-2nd AD