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In Greek mythology, the Crinaeae (/kraɪˈniːiː/; Ancient Greek: Κρηναῖαι) were a type of Naiad nymphs associated with fountains or wells.

The number of Crinaeae includes but is not limited to:[1]

Aganippe[2][3]
Appias (Roman mythology)[4]
Myrtoessa (one of the nurses of infant Zeus, lived in a well in Arcadia)[5]
The Sithnides (a group of nymphs associated with a fountain in Megara)[6]

See also

Camenae
Pegaeae

Alseid - Auloniad - Aurai - Crinaeae - Dryads - Eleionomae - Hamadryads - Hesperides - Hyades - Lampads - Leuce - Limnades - Meliae - Melinoë - Minthe - Naiads - Napaeae - Nephele - Nereids - Oceanids - Oreads - Pegaeae - Pegasides - Pleiades - Potamides - Semystra - Thriae -

References

"Theoi Project – List of Nymphs and types of Nymphs". Archived from the original on 2010-08-20. Retrieved 2010-11-12.
Pausanias, Description of Greece 9. 29. § 3
Virgil, Eclogae 10. 12.
Ovid, Remedia Amoris, 659; Ars Amatoria, 1. 81., 3. 451
Pausanias, Description of Greece 8.31.4

Pausanias, Description of Greece 1.40.1

Sources

Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, v. 2, page 1216

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