KHIONE (or Chione) was a Naiad nymph of the River Neilos (Nile) in Aigyptos (Egypt) who was raped by a peasant and cast down upon the desert as snow.
|NEILOS & KALLIRHOE (Servius on Virgil's Aeneid 4.250)
R. E. Bell, Women of Classical Mythology (sourced from Servius on Virgil's Aeneid 4.250) (English encyclopedia C20th) :
"Khione (Chione) was raped by a peasant in Aigyptos (Egypt). At the command of Zeus, Hermes transported her to the clouds and snow fell on the deserts."
- Women of Classical Mythology - English Encyclopedia of Mythology C20th A.D.
Other references not currently quoted here: Servius on Virgil's Aeneid 4.250