Nymphs

 The Nymphs were female spirits of the natural world, minor goddesses of the forests, rivers, springs, meadows, mountains, and seas. Some of the Nymphs were also companions of the gods. There are many types of Nymphs. Nymphs of the forests and groves were believed to appear to solitary travelers and frighten them. They are designated by the names Alseides, Holeoroi, Auloniades, and Napaiai. Nymphs of trees were called Dryades, Hamadruades, and Hadryades. They were believed to have died together with the tree that they had made their home. The Haliai were Nymphs of the sea and shore. Most were daughters of the sea gods. They were spirits of the deep, fish, waves, coastal caves, sandy beaches, and rocky and pebbly shores. There are also many sky Nymphs. Some include Nephelai, the Nymphs of rain-clouds. Asteriai were Nymphs of the stars. most of them were daughters of the Titan Atlas.
Water Nymphs
Water Nymphs


Wood Nymphs
Wood Nymphs

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