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(Μελίτη; Melítē).

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[1] Oceanid

Oceanid, playmate of Persephone's (Hom. H. 2, 419).

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[2] Nereid

Nereid (Hom. Il. 18,42; Hes. Theog. 247; Verg. Aen. 5,825). She is present on Attic vases at the struggle between Peleus and Thetis [1].

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[3] Naiad

Naiad ( Nymphs), daughter of the river-god Aegaeus. When Hercules comes to the …

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Stenger, Jan (Kiel), Lohmann, Hans (Bochum), Strauch, Daniel (Berlin), Kalcyk, Hansjörg (Petershausen) and Niemeyer, Hans Georg (Hamburg), “Melite”, 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 24 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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