Or Alpheaea (Ἀλφεαία), or Alpheiusa (Ἀλφειοῦσα), a surname of Artemis, which she derived from the river god Alpheus, who loved her, and under which she was worshiped at Letrini in Elis,1 and in Ortygia.2
- Pausanias. Description of Greece vi, 22.5; Strabo. Geography viii, 343.
- Scholiast on Pindar's Pythian Odes ii, 12; Nemean Odes i, 3.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
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