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PHIGALIA
 
Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Φιγαλια Phigalia Phigalia Of Phigalia (town)

PHIGALIA was a Dryad nymph of the town of Phigalia in Arkadia, southern Greece.

PARENTS
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ENCYCLOPEDIA

PHIGA′LIA (Phigalia), a Dryad, from whom the town of Phigalia was believed to have derived its name. (Paus. viii. 39. § 2; Strab. viii. p. 348.)

Source: Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.


Pausanias, Description of Greece 8. 39. 3 (trans. Jones) (Greek travelogue C2nd A.D.) :
"[On the Arkadian town of Phigalia:] Others have said that Phigalia was one of the nymphai called Dryades."


Sources:

  • Pausanias, Description of Greece - Greek Geography C2nd A.D.