Salamis (mythology)

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Salamis was a nymph in Greek mythology, the daughter of the river god Asopus and Metope, daughter of the Ladon, another river god. She was carried away by Poseidon to the island which was named after her, whereupon she bore the god a son Cychreus who became king of the island.

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  • Diodorus Siculus, Library of History 4.72.1-5