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TITHOREA
 
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Τιθορεα Tithorea Tithorea Of Tithorea

TITHOREA was a Dryad nymph of the village of Tithorea in Phokis, central Greece.

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ENCYCLOPEDIA

TITHO′REA (Tithorea), a nymph of Mount Parnassus, from whom the town of Tithorea, previously called Neon, was believed to have derived its name. (Paus. x. 32. § 6.)

Source: Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.


Pausanias, Description of Greece 10. 32. 9 (trans. Jones) (Greek travelogue C2nd A.D.) :
"The natives say that Tithorea [a village on Mount Parnassos in Phokis] was so called after a Nymphe of the same name, one of those who in days of old, according to the story of the poets, grew out of trees and especially out of oaks."


Sources:

  • Pausanias, Description of Greece - Greek Travelogue C2nd A.D.