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THYMBRIS
 
Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Θυμβρις Thymbris Thymbris Savoury (thymbron)

THYMBRIS was a prophetic Arkadian Oreiad or Naiad nymph who, according to one account, was the mother of the god Pan by Zeus.

She is related to the nymphai Sose and Penelopeia, who are both elsewhere called the mother of Pan.

PARENTS
Nowhere stated
OFFSPRING
PAN (by Zeus) (Apollodorus 1.22)

Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1. 22 (trans. Aldrich) (Greek mythographer C2nd A.D.) :
"Apollon, after learning the mantic art from Pan, son of Zeus and Thymbris, made his way to Delphoi, where Themis gave the oracles at that time."


Sources:

  • Apollodorus, The Library - Greek Mythography C2nd A.D.