Of the Danaans
DANAIS was the Naiad-nymph of a well or fountain of the town of Pisa in Elis (southern Greece). She was loved by the Pisan king Pelops.
Danais may have been one of the Danaides, the fifty daughters of King Danaos of Argos, who were sometimes portrayed as fountain-nymphs.
Perhaps a daughter of King DANAUS or the River ALPHEIOS
KHRYSIPPOS (by Pelops) (Plutarch Parallel Stories 33)
CLASSICAL LITERATURE QUOTES
Pseudo-Plutarch, Greek and Roman Parallel Stories 33 (trans. Babbitt) (Greek historian C2nd A.D.) :
"Pelops, the son of Tantalos and Euryanassa, married Hippodameia and begat Atreus and Thyestes; but by the Nymphe Danaïs he had Khrysippos (Chrysippus), whom he loved more than his legitimate sons . . . So says Dositheüs in his Descendants of Pelops."
- Plutarch, Parallel Stories - Greek Historian C1st - 2nd A.D.
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