"The maiden." That is, "the maiden," a surname of Artemis and Hera, who, however, is said to have derived it from the river Parthenius.
- Callimachus. Hymn to Artemis, 110.
- Scholiast on Apollonius Rhodius, i, 187.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.