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BATEIA
 
Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Βατεια Bateia Batia Covering (bateô)

BATEIA was a Naiad Nymph of the town of Sparta in Lakedaimonia (southern Greece), and the wife of ab early Spartan king named Oibalos.

PARENTS
Perhaps a daughter of the River EUROTAS
OFFSPRING
TYNDAREOS, HIPPOKOON, IKARIOS (by Oibalos) (Apollodorus 3.123)

ENCYCLOPEDIA

BATEIA (Bateia) A Naiad of the name of Bateia occurs in Apollodorus. (iii. 10. § 4.)

Source: Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.


Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 3. 123 (trans. Aldrich) (Greek mythographer C2nd A.D.) :
"Oibalos who was the father of Tyndareos, Hippokoon, and Ikarios by the Naias Nymphe named Bateia."


Sources:

  • Apollodorus, The Library - Greek Mythography C2nd BC