Category:Naiads

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English: In Greek mythology, the Naiads (from the Greek νάειν, "to flow," and νἃμα, "running water") were a type of nymph who presided over fountains, wells, springs, streams, and brooks, as river gods embodied rivers, and some very ancient spirits inhabited the still waters of marshes, ponds and lagoon-lakes, such as pre-Mycenaean Lerna in the Argolid. Naiads were associated with fresh water, as the Oceanids were with saltwater and the Nereids specifically with the Mediterranean; but because the Greeks thought of the world's waters as all one system, which percolated in from the sea in deep cavernous spaces within the bosom of the earth, to rise freshened in seeps and springs, there was some overlap.
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naiad 
female spirit or nymph in Greek mythology
Una nàiade, John William Waterhouse (1893)
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  • Greek nymph
  • waterwoman
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Wikidata Q182037
VIAF ID: 316445856
Bibliothèque nationale de France ID: 158209422
IdRef ID: 240635787
BabelNet ID: 00056724n
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