Royal-Mare (anassa, hippos)
ANIPPE was a Naiad-nymph of the River Nile in Egypt loved by the god Poseidon. Her son, the barbarous King Bousiris (Busiris), was slain by Herakles.
NEILOS (Plutarch Parallel Stories 38)
BOUSIRIS (by Poseidon) (Plutarch Parallel Stories 38)
CLASSICAL LITERATURE QUOTES
Pseudo-Plutarch, Greek and Roman Parallel Stories 38 (trans. Babbitt) (Greek historian C2nd A.D.) :
"Bousiris (Busiris) [king of Aigyptos (Egypt)], the son of Poseidon and Anippe, daughter of Neilos (the Nile), with treacherous hospitality was wont to sacrifice such persons as passed his way . . . So says Agathon of Samos."
- Plutarch, Parallel Stories - Greek Historian C1st - 2nd A.D.
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