Of Mount Sinoe, Mischievous (sinos)
SINOE was an Oreiad- and Epimelid-nymph of Mount Sinoe in Arkadia, southern Greece. She was a nurse of the goat-legged god Pan.
SINOE (Sinoê), an Arcadian nymph, brought up the god Pan, who derived from her the surname Sinoeis. (Paus. viii. 30. § 2.)
Source: Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.
CLASSICAL LITERATURE QUOTES
Pausanias, Description of Greece 8. 30. 2 (trans. Jones) (Greek travelogue C2nd A.D.) :
"[Inside the temple of Zeus at Megalopolis in Arkadia there is] an image of Pan made of stone. His surname is Sinoeis, and they say that Pan was so surnamed after a Nymphe Sinoe, who with others of the Nymphai(Nymphs) nursed him on her own account."
- Pausanias, Description of Greece - Greek Travelogue C2nd A.D.
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