Woodland Tree NYMPHS.
These are actually MELIADS, the spirits of ash and fruit trees. But, apparently due to a garbled translation from the Greek, some sources list them as Protectors of Sheep. So we’ve sheepishly given them a second entry. Just in case.
Article last updated on 15 January 2014
by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "EPIMELIADS: Spirits of Trees from Greek mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 15 Jan. 2014. Web. 1 September 2014.