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THRONIA
 
Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Θρονια Thronia Thronia Of the Throne
(thronos)

THRONIE was the Naiad Nymph of the spring, well or fountains of the town of Abdera in Bistonia, Thrake, which was founded by her son Abderos.

The town was usually said to have been founded or renamed by Herakles in remembrance of his young squire Abderos, torn apart by the man-eating mares of Diomedes.

PARENTS
Perhaps a daughter of the River NESTOS
OFFSPRING
ABDEROS (by Poseidon) (Pindar Paean 2)

Pindar, Paean 2 (trans. Sandys) (Greek lyric C5th B.C.) :
"Abderos, with breast-plate of bronze, thou son of the Naias Thronia and of Poseidon."


Sources:

  • Pindar, Fragments - Greek Lyric C5th BC