Wine was not used in the libations offered to her. The tortoise, the symbol of domestic modesty and chastity, was sacred to her.
- Herodotus. Histories i, 105.
- Scholiast on Sophocles' Oedipus Colonus, 101.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
- Suidas, s.v. νηφάλια.
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