Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece


Greek River Spirits

Also known as Naiades, Naias

Freshwater Stream and River Nymphs

These lovely ladies are the sparkly Nymphs of running waters, babbling brooks, silvery streams and rippling rivers.

Being water spirits (Hydriads) of individual streams, they tend to be loyal to their locality, and often seem to end up marrying or otherwise dallying with the local king or hero. They are also on hand to rescue maidens in distress; some of them used to be maidens in distress themselves.

They take a very dim view of water pollution. Do not pee in the stream or chuck your garbage in the river. Take your trash home or face the consequences.

Naiads Facts and Figures

Name: Naiads
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Naiades, Naias

Gender: Female
Type: Spirits
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Rivers
Area of expertise: River, Rivers, Stream, Streams

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 5358

Naiads Relationships

Father: Oceanus
Mother: Tethys
Member of: Nymphs

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Article last revised on September 05, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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