Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Μεθωνη Methônê Methone Of the Town
of Methone

METHONE was the Naiad Nymph of the spring, well or fountain of the town of Methone in Pieria (northern Greece). She was the wife of the country's eponymous king, Pieros.

Perhaps a daughter of the River HALIAKMON
OIAGROS (by Pieros) (Of the Origin of Homer & Hesiod Frag 1)

Homerica, Of the Origina of Homer and Hesiod and their Contest, Fragment 1 (trans. Evelyn-White) (Greek epic B.C.) :
"From Pieros (Pierus) and the Nymphe Methone sprang Oiagros (Oeagrus)."


  • Homerica, Of the Origin of Homer & Hesiod - Greek Epic BC