MELIADSAlso known as MALIADES, MELIAI, MELIADES, MELIDAE
The Woodland [NYMPHS] of Ash Trees and Fruit Trees.
However, there is a little confusion over the kind of trees involved. Some sources claim the MELIADS are spirits of ash trees, while others see them in a more fruity light — with apple being a favorite candidate. Not to mention date.
To add to the confusion, flocks of sheep appear to have wandered into the story. See EPIMELIADS.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Female
Type : Spiritual Being
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : MALIADES, MELIAI, MELIADES, MELIDAE
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