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Νύμφαι τ̓κ.τ.λ.” Next to the “μέλαθρον” itself, he naturally names the elemental deities of the region from which he obtained water, fuel, and the soothing “φύλλον” (292 ff., 649). Cp. Il. 20. 8νυμφάων, αἵ τ᾽ ἄλσεα καλὰ νέμονται” | “καὶ πηγὰς ποταμῶν καὶ πίσεα ποιήεντα” (grassy water-meadows). Ap. Rh. 2. 821νύμφαι ἑλειονόμοι”.

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    • Homer, Iliad, 20.8
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 2.821
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