Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Συμαιθις Symaithis Symaethis 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