In Greek mythology, Corycia (or Korykia - Κωρύκια) was a naiad who lived on Mount Parnassus in Phocis. Her father was the local river-god Kephisos or Pleistos of northern Boeotia. With Apollo, she became the mother of Lycoreus. Corycia was one of the nymphs of the springs of the Corycian Cave which was named after her. She was related to the nymph, Castalia, who presided over the sacred springs at Delphi. Corycia was closely identified with Kleodora and Melaina.

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  • CORYCIA — nympha fuit, quae filium habuit Lycorum, Cael. Rhodig. l. 16. c. 19. Item promontor. Cretae, et portus Aethiopiae. Steph …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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  • Corycian Cave — This article is about the Corycian Cave in Greece; for the Corycian Cave in Anatolia, see Corycus The Corycian Cave is located on the slopes of Mount Parnassus, in Greece. In the mythology of the area, it is named after the nymph Corycia; however …   Wikipedia

  • Corycian nymphs — The Corycian Nymphs were the three Naiads (nymphs) of the sacred springs of the Corycian Cave of Mount Parnassus in Phocis. The names of the nymphs are Corycia, Kleodora and Melaina; their father s name was Kephisos or Pleistos. Corycia was the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Corycide — Corycides Dans la mythologie grecque, les Corycides ou nymphes coryciennes sont des nymphes des grottes, au même titre que les Oréades. Ce sont les trois naïades (nymphes) des sources sacrées de l Antre corycien du Mont Parnasse en Phocide. Elles …   Wikipédia en Français

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