Callirrhoe (naiad)

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Callirrhoe
Consort Chrysaor, Neilus, Poseidon, and Tros
Parents Oceanus and Tethys
Siblings The Oceanids and the Potamoi
Children Geryon, Echidna, Chione, Minyas, and Ganymede

In Greek mythology, Callirrhoe (Ancient Greek: Καλλιρρόη, meaning "Beautiful Flow," often written Callirrhoë) was a naiad. She was the daughter of Oceanus and Tethys.[1][2] She had three husbands, Chrysaor, Neilus and Poseidon. She was one of the three ancestors of the Tyrians, along with Abarbarea and Drosera.[3] Jupiter's moon Callirrhoe is named after her.

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  1. ^ Hesiod, Theogony 351
  2. ^ Homeric Hymn 2, 417
  3. ^ Nonnus, Dionysiaca, 40. 535 ff
  4. ^ Hesiod, Theogony, 287, 981
  5. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 2. 5. 10
  6. ^ Stesichorus fragments 512-513, 587
  7. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae, Preface & 151
  8. ^ Servius on Virgil, Aeneid, 4. 250
  9. ^ Tzetzes on Lycophron, 875
  10. ^ Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 3. 12. 2