3. A surname of Aphrodite, describing her as " the heavenly," or spiritual, to distinguish her from Aphrodite Pandemos. Plato represents her as a daughter of Uranus, begotten without a mother. (Sympos.
p. 180; Xenoph. Sympos. 8.
§ 9.) Wine was not used in the libations offered to her. (Schol. ad Soph. Oed. Col. 101 ; Hdt. 1.105
; Suid. s. v. νηφάλια