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KALYBE
 
Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Καλυβη
Kalybê Calybe Hut, Cabin (kalybê)

KALYBE (or Calybe) was a Trojan Nymph loved by King Laomedon of Troy. She may have been either an Epimelid, Naiad or Oreiad Nymphe.

Her name comes from the word kalybê, a rustic hut, and her son's bukoliôn means herd of cattle.

PARENTS
Nowhere stated
OFFSPRING
BOUKOLION (by Laomedon) (Apollodorus 3.146)

Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 3. 146 (trans. Aldrich) (Greek mythographer C2nd A.D.) :
"A Nymphe named Kalybe (Calybe) also bore Laomedon a son Boukolion (Bucolion)."


Sources:

  • Apollodorus, The Library - Greek Mythography C2nd BC