), an Arcadian nymph, from whom the river Neda and also a town (Steph. Byz. s. v.
) derived their name.
She was believed, conjointly with Theisoa and Hagno, to have nursed the infant Zeus (Callim. Hymn. in Jov.
38; Paus. 8.38.3
In a Messenian tradition Neda and Ithome were called nurses of Zeus (Paus. 4.33.2
She was represented at Athens in the temple of Athena. (Paus. 8.47.2