Leader, Chief (hêgêtôr)
HEGETORIA was a nymph of the Aegean island of Rhodes who wed Okhimos (Ochimus), first king of the island. She was probably the Naiad-nymph of the spring, well or fountain of the main town of Rhodes.
Perhaps the daughter of a local or mainland RIVER-GOD
KYDIPPE (by Okhimos) (Diodorus Siculus 5.57.7)
CLASSICAL LITERATURE QUOTES
Diodorus Siculus, Library of History 5. 57. 7 (trans. Oldfather) (Greek historian C1st B.C.) :
"Okhimos (Ochimus) [a son of the sun-god Helios and Rhode the eponymous nymph of Rhodes], who was the oldest of them [the couples' sons] and their king, married Hegetoria, one of the Nymphai (Nymphs) of that region [of Rhodes], and begat by her a daughter Kydippe (Cydippe), whose name was afterwards changed to Kyrbia (Cyrbia)."
- Diodorus Siculus, The Library of History - Greek History C1st B.C.
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