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Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Ωρειθυια Oreithyia Orithyia Mountain-Ranging
(oreios, thyô)

OREITHYIA (or Orithyia) was an Oreaid nymph of Mount Lebanon in Phoinikia (Phoenicia). She was the mother of Thias by Belos (Bhaal, "the Lord"). Thias was the father of Smyrna, mother of Adonis.

Perhaps the daughter of a local RIVER-GOD
THIAS (by Belos) (Antoninus Liberalis 34)

Antoninus Liberalis, Metamorphoses 34 (trans. Celoria) (Greek mythographer C2nd A.D.) :
"On Mount Lebanon Thias son of Belos and Oreithyia, one of the Nymphai, had a daughter Smyrna."


  • Antoninus Liberalis, Metamorphoses - Greek Mythography C2nd A.D.