Melia (nymph)

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In Greek mythology, Melia or Melie (Μελίη) was a Bithynian nymph, who was, by Poseidon, the mother of Amycus, king of Bebryces.[1]


  1. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae 17; Apollonius of Rhodes, Argonautica 2.1–4; Servius, Commentary on the Aeneid of Vergil 5.373; described only as "a Bithynian nymph" at Apollodorus, 1.9.20 (see Frazer's note); Hard, p. 386.


  • Apollodorus, Apollodorus, The Library, with an English Translation by Sir James George Frazer, F.B.A., F.R.S. in 2 Volumes. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1921. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Apollonius of Rhodes, Apollonius Rhodius: the Argonautica, translated by Robert Cooper Seaton, W. Heinemann, 1912. Internet Archive.
  • Hard, Robin, The Routledge Handbook of Greek Mythology: Based on H.J. Rose's "Handbook of Greek Mythology", Psychology Press, 2004, ISBN 9780415186360.
  • Hyginus, Gaius Julius, Fabulae in Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabuae: Two Handbooks of Greek Mythology, Translated, with Introductions by R. Scott Smith and Stephen M. Trzaskoma, Hackett Publishing Company, 2007. ISBN 978-0-87220-821-6.
  • Servius, Commentary on the Aeneid of Vergil, Georgius Thilo, Ed. 1881. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library.
  • Parada, Carlos, Genealogic Guide to Greek Mythology, Jonsered, Paul Åströms Förlag, 1993.
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