Of Thisbe (town)
THISBE was the Naiad-nymph of the spring, well or fountain of the Boiotian village of Thisbe (in central Greece).
Perhaps a daughter of the River TERMESSOS
THISBE (Thisbê). A Boeotian nymph, from whom the town of Thisbe derived its name. (Paus. ix. 32. §2.)
Source: Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.
CLASSICAL LITERATURE QUOTES
Pausanias, Description of Greece 9. 32. 2 (trans. Jones) (Greek travelogue C2nd A.D.) :
"Thisbe, they say, was a Nymphe of the country (epikhorios), from whom the city [of Thisbe in Boiotia] has received its name."
- Pausanias, Description of Greece - Greek Travelogue C2nd A.D.
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