Averting Flow (alexô, rhoos)
ALEXIRHOE was a Naiad-nymph of the springs of the River Grenikos (Granicus) on Mount Ida in the Troad. She was loved by the Trojan king Priamos (Priam).
GRENIKOS (Ovid Metamorphoses 11.762)
AISAKOS (by Priamos) (Ovid Metamorphoses 11.762)
CLASSICAL LITERATURE QUOTES
Ovid, Metamorphoses 11. 762 ff (trans. Melville) (Roman epic C1st B.C. to C1st A.D.) :
"Alexiroe, daughter of two-horned Granicus, secretly, its said, on Ida's shady mountainside bore Aesacus [to Priam]."
- Ovid, Metamorphoses - Latin Epic C1st B.C. - C1st A.D.
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