Of Symaethus (river)
SYMAITHIS (Symaethis) was a Naiad-nymph of the River Symaithos in Sicily loved by the god Pan.
SYMAITHOS (Presumed from Ovid Metamorphoses 13.750)
AKIS (by Pan) (Ovid Metamorphoses 13.750)
CLASSICAL LITERATURE QUOTES
Ovid, Metamorphoses 13. 750 ff (trans. Melville) (Roman epic C1st B.C. to C1st A.D.) :
"Acis was son of Nympha Symaethis and Faunus [Pan] was his father, a great joy to both his parents."
- Ovid, Metamorphoses - Latin Epic C1st B.C. - C1st A.D.
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