Tiasa

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In Greek mythology, Tiasa (Τίασα) was a Naiad nymph of a river[1] near Amyclae, Sparta, and a daughter of the river god Eurotas. By the river Tiasa was situated a temple of Cleta and Phaenna, the two Charites recognized in Sparta, which was purported to have been founded by Lacedaemon.[2]

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  1. ^ Cf. also Hesychius of Alexandria s. v. Τίασσα: "Tiassa: a spring in Lacedaemon; according to some a river". A "fountain of Tiassus" is also mentioned in Athenaeus, Banquet of the Learned, 4. 139B
  2. ^ Pausanias, Description of Greece, 3. 18. 6