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Alphaea, Alpheaea

or ALPHEIU'SA (Ἀλφαῖα, Ἀλφεαία, or Ἀλφειοῦσα, a surname of Artemis, which she derived from the river god Alpheius, who loved her, and under which she was worshipped at Letrini in Elis (Paus. 6.22.5; Strab. viii. p.343), and in Ortygia. (Schol. ad Pind. Pyth. 2.12, Nem. 1.3.)


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