Web Theoi
NAIAS ELEIAS
 
Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Ναιας Ηλειας Naias Êleias Naiad Eleias Elean Naiad

THE NAIAS ELEIAS was an unnamed Naiad Nymph of a well or fountain of the town of Elis (southern Greece). She was the wife of that town's founding king, Endymion.

PARENTS
Perhaps a daughter of the River ALPHEIOS
OFFSPRING
AITOLOS (by Endymion) (Apollodorus 1.57)

Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1. 57 (trans. Aldrich) (Greek mythographer C2nd A.D.) :
"Endymion and a Naias Nymphe [of Elis] were parents of Aitolos (Aetolus)."


Sources:

  • Apollodorus, The Library - Greek Mythography C2nd BC