||Of the R. Symaethus
SYMAITHIS (or Symaethis) was a Naiad Nymph of the River Symaithos in Sicily. She was loved by the god Pan.
|SYMAITHOS (Presumed from Ovid Metamorphoses 13.750)
|AKIS (by Pan) (Ovid Metamorphoses 13.750)
Ovid, Metamorphoses 13. 750 ff (trans. Melville) (Roman epic C1st B.C. to C1st A.D.) :
"Acis was son of Nympha Symaethis and Faunus [Pan] was his father, a great joy to both his parents."
- Ovid, Metamorphoses - Latin Epic C1st BC - C1st AD