A daughter of Neleus, or Nycteus, or, according to others, of Epeius and Anaxiroe. She was the wife of Phorbas, and by him the mother of Augeas and Actor. Actor named after her the city of Hyrmina, which he founded in Elis.

The Argonaut Tiphys is likewise called a son of Phorbas and Hyrmine.1



  1. Hyginus. Fabulae, 14.


  • Eustathius on Homer, p. 303.
  • Pausanias. Description of Greece v, 1.11.
  • Scholiast on Apollonius Rhodius, i, 173.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.