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HEROPHILE
 
Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Ἑροφιλη
Ἑροφιλος
Herophilê
Herophilos
Herophile
Herophilos
Friend of Heroes
(heros, philos)

HEROPHILE was a Haliad nymph daughter of Poseidon and Aphrodite. She was a sister of the sea-goddess Rhode.

She may have been the same as the Delphian Sibyl Herophile, who is named as a daughter of Zeus and Lamia.

PARENTS
POSEIDON & APHRODITE (Scholiast on Pindar's Pythian Ode 8.24)

Sources:

  • A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Bio. and Myth. - English Encyclopedia C19th A.D.

Other references not currently quoted here : Scholiast on Pindar's Pythian 8.24