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ORNIA
 
Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Ορνια
Ορνεη Ορνεα
Ornia
Orneê, Ornea
Ornia
Ornea
Of the Town Orneai

ORNIA was the Naiad Nymph of the spring, well or fountain of the town of Orneai in Sikyonia (southern Greece).

PARENTS

ASOPOS & METOPE (Diodorus Siculus 4.72.1)


Diodorus Siculus, Library of History 4. 72. 1 (trans. Oldfather) (Greek historian C1st B.C.) :
"Asopos made his home in Phlios [the region of Sikyon], where he married Metope, the daughter of Ladon, to whom were born two sons, Pelasgos and Ismenos, and twelve daughters, Korkyra and Salamis, also Aigina, Peirene, and Kleone, then Thebe, Tanagra, Thespeia, and Asopis, also Sinope, and finally Ornia and Khalkis."


Sources:

  • Diodorus Siculus, The Library of History - Greek History C1st BC