Corycian


Corycian

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  • Corycian Cave — This article is about the Corycian Cave in Greece; for the Corycian Cave in Anatolia, see Corycus The Corycian Cave is located on the slopes of Mount Parnassus, in Greece. In the mythology of the area, it is named after the nymph Corycia; however …   Wikipedia

  • Corycian nymphs — The Corycian Nymphs were the three Naiads (nymphs) of the sacred springs of the Corycian Cave of Mount Parnassus in Phocis. The names of the nymphs are Corycia, Kleodora and Melaina; their father s name was Kephisos or Pleistos. Corycia was the… …   Wikipedia

  • Nymph — This article is about the creatures of Greek mythology. For other uses, see Nymph (disambiguation). A fourth century Roman depiction of Hylas and the Nymphs, from the basilica of Junius Bassus A nymph in Greek mythology is a female minor nature… …   Wikipedia

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  • Mount Parnassus — For other uses, see Parnassus (disambiguation). Parnassus Mount Parnassus Elevation …   Wikipedia

  • Corycus — This article is about the ancient city of Corycus in Cilicia. For other uses, see Corycus (disambiguation). Fortress of Corycus/Kızkalesi Corycus (Turkish: Kız Kalesi; Greek: Κώρυκος; also transliterated Corycos or Korykos; Armenian …   Wikipedia

  • Corycia — In Greek mythology, Corycia (or Korykia Κωρύκια) was a naiad who lived on Mount Parnassus in Phocis. Her father was the local river god Kephisos or Pleistos of northern Boeotia. With Apollo, she became the mother of Lycoreus. Corycia was one of… …   Wikipedia

  • History of saffron — The history of saffron in human cultivation and use reaches back more than 3,500 yearsHarvnb|Deo|2003|p=1.] and spans many cultures, continents, and civilizations. Saffron, a spice derived from the dried stigmas of the saffron crocus ( Crocus… …   Wikipedia

  • Thyia — According to Hesiod s Eoiae or Catalogue of Women, Thyia (Greek: Θυία) was the daughter of Deucalion and Pyrrha and mother of Magnes and Makednos by Zeus. In the Delphic tradition, Thyia was also the naiad of a spring on Mount Parnassos in Phocis …   Wikipedia

  • Parnassus, Mount — ▪ mountain, Greece Modern Greek  Óros Parnassós,         mountain barren limestone spur of the Pindus Mountains, central Greece, running northwest–southeast on the borders of the nomoí (departments) of Phocis, Fthiótis, and Boeotia. Rising to a… …   Universalium


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