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PHYLLIS
 
Greek Name Transliteration Latin Spelling Translation
Φυλλις Phyllis Phyllis River Phyllis

PHYLLIS was a River-God of Bithynia in Anatolia (modern Turkey).

The Phyllis River was a stream of the Thynian peninsular which lay on the Black Sea coast half way between the Bosporos Straits and Sangarios River. The most important adjacent rivers were the Askanios to the south, and Saggarios in the east.

PARENTS
Presumably OKEANOS & TETHYS
OFFSPRING
DIPASKOS (by a Meadow-Nymphe) (Apollonius Rhodius 2.653)

Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica 2. 653 ff (trans. Rieu) (Greek epic C3rd B.C.) :
"Dipaskos was the son of a Nymphe Leimonias (meadow-nymph) and the River Phyllis [of Bithynia]. He was an unassuming person who was quite content to live with his mother by his father’s stream and graze his flocks by the sea."


Sources:

  • Apollonius Rhodius, The Argonautica - Greek Epic C3rd B.C.