A.v.l. Ῥείας), h.Cer.442, h.Ap.93 (Ῥέη codd.), h.Ven.43, Hes.Th.625 (Ῥείαν ib.135); Ῥεῖα δ᾽ ὑποδμηθεῖσα ib.453 (but with v.l. Ῥείη δ᾽ αὖ δμηθεῖσα); gen. “Ῥείας” AP6.219.20 (Antip.); the common form Ῥέα is found in Il.15.187, as a monosyll.; contr. “Ῥῆ” Pherecyd.Syr.9; “Ῥέη” h.Cer.459, Hes. Th.467:—Rhea, daughter of Uranos and Gaia, wife of Cronos, mother of Zeus and the gods, ll. cc. [Derived by Chrysipp.Stoic.2.318 from ῥέω, because rivers flow from Earth.]
II. Pythag. name for 2, Anatolius ap.Theol.Ar.12; also for 23 or 8, ib.55.