Or Cythera (Κυθήρα) or Cytherias (Κυθηριάς), different forms of a surname of Aphrodite, derived from the town of Cythera in Crete, or from the island of Cythera, where the goddess was said to have first landed, and where she had a celebrated temple.
- Anacr., v, 9.
- Herodotus. Histories i, 105.
- Homer. Odyssey viii, 288.
- Horace. Carmina i, 4. 5.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece iii, 23.1.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
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