Epigram 9.684

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Descriptions

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On the Fountain on the Island Taphos

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Ὠκεανοῦ θυγάτηρ καὶ Τηθύος εἰμὶ Νύχεια
κρήνη: Τηλεβόαι γάρ με τόδ᾽ ὠνόμασαν
νύμφαις μὲν προχέω λουτρόν, θνητοῖσι δ᾽ ὑγείην
θῆκε δέ με Πτερέλας υἱὸς Ἐνυαλίου.

— Paton edition

I am the fountain Nychea, daughter of Ocean and
Tethys, for so the Teleboae named me. I pour forth
a bath for the Nymphs and health for mortals. It
was Pterelas, the son of Ares, who placed me

— Paton edition

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Comment

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Paton Edition notes on the Description: One of the Echinades islands at the mouth of the Adriatic.

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