Nymph of Parthenius
THE "NYMPHE PARTHENIA" was an unnamed Naiad-nymph of the River Parthenios in Paphlagonia (north-central Anatolia). She was the mother of Kleitos (Cleitus), a minor ally of the Trojans in their war with the Greeks.
PARTHENIOS (Quintus Smyrnaeus 6.464)
KLEITOS (by Agamestor) (Quintus Smyrnaeus 6.464)
CLASSICAL LITERATURE QUOTES
Quintus Smyrnaeus, Fall of Troy 6. 464 ff (trans. Way) (Greek epic C4th A.D.) :
"Agamestor's son Kleitos (Cleitus), a bright-haired Nymphe had given him birth beside [the river] Parthenios, whose quiet stream fleets smooth as oil through green lands, till it pours its shining ripples to the Euxine sea."
- Quintus Smyrnaeus, Fall of Troy - Greek Epic C4th A.D.
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