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KAMARINA
 
Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Καμαρινα Kamarina Camarina Of the Town
of Camarina

KAMARINA (or Camarina) was the Okeanid Nymph of the Greek colony of Kamarina in Sicily.

She perhaps represented the town's water supply, in the form of a spring or fountain.

PARENTS
OKEANOS (Pindar Olympian Ode 5)

Pindar, Olympian Ode 5 str1 - ant1 (trans. Conway) (Greek lyric C5th B.C.) :
"Daughter of Okeanos, pray you accept with a glad heart this song . . . for the crowns won at Olympia . . . He has raised up your city Kamarina (Camarina), the mother of his people."


Sources:

  • Pindar, Odes - Greek Lyric C5th BC