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Mythology (3)

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Minthe

MINTHI (Mountain) ILIA
Near Pylus, towards the east, is a mountain named after Minthe, who, according to myth, became the concubine of Hades, was trampled under foot by Core, and was transformed into garden-mint, the plant which some call Hedyosmos.

  Mintha or Minthe. A daughter of Cocytus, beloved by Hades, and metamorphosed by Demeter, or Persephone (Proserpina), into a plant called after her mintha, or mint. A hill near Pylos bore this name, and at its foot was a temple of Pluto and grove of Demeter.

Nymph Thisoa

THISSOA (Ancient city) ANDRITSENA
Nymph, nurse of Zeus.

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