In ancient Rome, Appias // was a statue of a nymph near the Appiades Fountain in the Forum of Caesar. Ovid wrote that the fountain was in the middle of the Temple of Venus Genetrix and surrounded by statues of nymphs who were called "The Appiades" (//; plural form of Appias). Traditionally the Appiades are said to be of Concordia, Minerva, Pax, Venus, and Vesta.
- Ovid, Remedia Amoris, 659; Ars Amatoria, 1. 81., 3. 451
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- Cicero, Ad familiares, 3. 1
- Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology by William Smith, v. 1, page 248, under Appias
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