Of the Lake (limnê)
LIMNAIE (Limnaee) was the Naiad-nymph of a lake in India, a daughter of the river Ganges. Her son Atthis was slain by the hero Perseus in the court of King Kepheus (Cepheus) of Aithiopia (Ethiopia)--he was presumably a suitor of Andromeda.
GANGES (Ovid Metamorphoses 5.47)
ATTHIS (Ovid Metamorphoses 5.47)
CLASSICAL LITERATURE QUOTES
Ovid, Metamorphoses 5. 47 ff (trans. Melville) (Roman epic C1st B.C. to C1st A.D.) :
"[In the court of King Cepheus of Aethiopia :] There was an Indian lad, Atthis, whom Ganges' daughter, Limnaee, bore beneath her crystal waters. His fine looks were striking and enhanced by rich attire. [Atthis was slain by Perseus in the fight with Phineus for Andromeda.]"
- Ovid, Metamorphoses - Latin Epic C1st B.C. - C1st A.D.