But of the daughters of Nereus, the Old man of the Sea, Psamathe the fair goddess,
was loved by Aeacus through golden Aphrodite and bore Phocus. And the silver-shod goddess Thetis was subject to Peleus and brought forth lion-hearted Achilles, the destroyer of men.
And Cytherea with the beautiful crown was joined in sweet love with the hero Anchises and bore Aeneas
on the peaks of Ida with its many wooded glens.
And Circe the daughter of Helius, Hyperion's son, loved steadfast Odysseus and bore Agrius and Latinus who was faultless and strong: also she brought forth Telegonus by the will of golden Aphrodite.
And they ruled over the famous Tyrsenians, very far off in a recess of the holy islands.
And the bright goddess Calypso was joined to Odysseus in sweet love, and bore him Nausithous and Nausinous.
These are the immortal goddesses who lay with mortal men and bore them children like gods.
But now, sweet-voiced Muses of Olympus
, daughters of Zeus who holds the aegis, sing of the company of women.