Of Cnossus (town)
KNOSSIA (Cnossia) was the Naiad-nymph of a spring or fountain of the town of Knossos (Cnossus) in Krete (Crete). She was seduced by King Menelaos (Menelaus) of Sparta during a visit to the island.
Perhaps a daughter of the River AMNISOS
XENODAMOS (by Menelaos) (Eumelus Frag, Apollodorus 3.133)
CLASSICAL LITERATURE QUOTES
Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 3. 133 (trans. Aldrich) (Greek mythographer C2nd A.D.) :
"Eumelos [poet C8th B.C.] says he [Menelaos] also sired Xenodamos (Xenodamus) with a Nymphe named Knossia (Cnossia)."
- Apollodorus, The Library - Greek Mythography C2nd A.D.