), that is, "the knowing," a divinity connected with the Eleusinian mysteries.
According to Pausanias (1.38.7
) she was a daughter of Oceanus, and became by Hermes the mother of Eleusis; but others called her a sister of Styx; while a third account represents her as identical with Aphrodite, Demeter, Hera, or Persephone. (Apollon. 3.847
; Eustath, ad Hom.