1. A surname of Athena, under which she had a statue in Laconia, perhaps so called only from its being made of Parian marble. (Paus. iii. 20. § 8.)

2. Pareia is also the name of a nymph by whom Minos became the father of Eurymedon, Nephalion, Chryses and Philolaus. (Apollod. iii. 1. § 2.)