Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Ναιας Παρθενια Naias Parthenia Naiad Parthenia Naiad of the
River Parthenius

THE NAIAS PARTHENIA was an unnamed Naiad Nymph of the River Parthenios in Paphlagonia (north central Anatolia). She was the mother of a hero who fought in the Trojan war against the Greeks.


PARTHENIOS (Quintus Smyrnaeus 6.464)


KLEITOS (by Agamestor) (Quintus Smyrnaeus 6.464)

Quintus Smyrnaeus, Fall of Troy 6. 464 ff (trans. Way) (Greek epic C4th A.D.) :
"Agamestor's son Kleitos (Cleitus), a bright-haired Nymphe had given him birth beside [the river] Parthenios, whose quiet stream fleets smooth as oil through green lands, till it pours its shining ripples to the Euxine sea."


  • Quintus Smyrnaeus, Fall of Troy - Greek Epic C4th AD