HIMALIA was a nymph of the Aegean island of Rhodes. She was seduced by the god Zeus when he came to subdue the island's resident Titanes--the Telkhines.
Himalia was perhaps identified with Halia, the sister of the Telkhines.
SPARTAIOS, KRONIOS, KYTOS (by Zeus) (Diodorus Siculus 5.55.4)
CLASSICAL LITERATURE QUOTES
Diodorus Siculus, Library of History 5. 55. 4 (trans. Oldfather) (Greek historian C1st B.C.) :
"And at this period in the eastern part of the island [of Rhodes] there sprung up the Gigantes (Giants), as they were called; and at the time when Zeus is said to have subdued the Titanes, he became enamoured of one of the Nymphai (Nymphs), Himalia by name, and begat by her three sons, Spartaios (Spartaeus), Kronios (Cronius), and Kytos (Cytus)."
- Diodorus Siculus, The Library of History - Greek History C1st B.C.
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