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In Greek mythology, Petraea (Ancient Greek: Πετραίη Petraiê means 'of a rock'[1]) may refer to the following characters:

Petraea, the 'fair' Oceanid, one of the 3,000 water-nymph daughters of the Titans Oceanus and his sister-spouse Tethys.[2]
Petraea, a surname of Scylla who dwelt in or on a rock.[3]


Kerényi, Carl (1951). The Gods of the Greeks. London: Thames and Hudson. p. 41.
Hesiod, Theogony 352

I took two long spears
and moved up to the foredeck of the ship,
where, it seemed to me, I could see Scylla  
as soon as she appeared up on the rock
and brought disaster down on my companions.
Odyssey xii.

Homer, Odyssey 12.231


Hesiod, Theogony from The Homeric Hymns and Homerica with an English Translation by Hugh G. Evelyn-White, Cambridge, MA.,Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1914. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Greek text available from the same website.
Homer, The Odyssey with an English Translation by A.T. Murray, PH.D. in two volumes. Cambridge, MA., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1919. ISBN 978-0674995611. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Greek text available from the same website.
Kerényi, Carl, The Gods of the Greeks, Thames and Hudson, London, 1951.

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