Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Τιασα Tiasa Tiasa Of the Stream Tiasa

TIASA was the Naiad Nymph of the stream Tiasa and its springs which probably supplied the town of Amyklai in Lakedaimonia with water. She was a daughter of the local river-god Eurotas.

EUROTAS (Pausanias 3.18.6)

Pausanias, Description of Greece 3. 18. 6 (trans. Jones) (Greek travelogue C2nd A.D.) :
"As you go down to Amyklai (Amyclae) from Sparta [in Lakonia] you come to a river called Tiasa. They hold that Tiasa was a daughter of Eurotas."


  • Pausanias, Guide to Greece - Greek Geography C2nd AD