Thursday, 16 January 2014

Corcyra

 
Corcyra, the naiad nymph

In Greek mythology, Corcyra or Korkyra was the Naiad Nymph of the springs or fountain. Coryra was the daughter of  the river god Asopus and Metope. Poseidon, the sea god,  fell in love with the beautiful nymph Corcyra, and kidnapped her. Poseidon brought her to an island which was named after her. With their union a son,  Phaiax  was born.

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