A daughter of Achelous, Oebalus or Asopus and Methone, became by Poseidon the mother of Leches and Cenchrias.1 She was regarded as the naiad of the well Pirene near Corinth, which was believed by some to have arisen out of the tears which she shed in her grief at the death of her son Cenchrias.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece ii, 2.3; Diodorus Siculus. Historical Library iv, 74.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece ii, 3.5.
This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.