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(Ἴδη; Ídē, Lat. Ida).

[German version]

[1] Nymph of the Ida mountains in the Troad

Eponymous nymph of the  Ida mountains [2] in the Troad (Ps.-Plut. 13,3 = GGM 2,652), in Vergil (A. 9,177), mother of  Nisus, and a huntress; image with caption on the coins of Scamandria and Scepsis [1].

[German version]

[2] Nymph of the Cret. Ida

Eponymous nymph of the Cretan  Ida [1], daughter of Melisseus/Melissus or of Corybas, mother of the  Daktyloi Idaioi by Dactylus (schol. Apo…

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Ambühl, Annemarie (Groningen), “Ida”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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