||Naiad of Chios
THE NAIAS KHIAS was an unnamed Naiad Nymph of the spring, well or fountain of the town of Agelos-Melas on the Aegean island of Khios (Chios). She was loved by the god Poseidon.
Another Naias Khias presided over the springs of Khios, the island's main town.
|Perhaps the daughter of a local RIVER-GOD
|AGELOS, MELAS (by Poseidon) (Pausanias 7.4.8)
Pausanias, Description of Greece 7. 4. 8 (trans. Jones) (Greek travelogue C2nd A.D.) :
"Ion [tragic poet C5th B.C.] says that Poseidon had intercourse with another [Khian] Nymphe, by whom he had Agelos and Melas."
- Pausanias, Guide to Greece - Greek Geography C2nd AD