PARTHENIA

ΠΑΡΘΕΝΙΑ

1. That is, "the maiden," a surname of Artemis and Hera, who, however, is said to have derived it from the river Parthenius. (Callim. Hymn. in Dian. 110; Schol. ad Apollon. Rhod. i. 187.)

2. The wife of Samus, from whom the island of Samos was anciently called Parthenia. (Schol. ad Apollon. Rhod. l. c.)

3. [See MARMAX.]