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Daphne, the First Love of Apollo in Greek mythology
Apollo chasing Daphne by Carlo Maratti,1681
Daphne was a beautiful nymph who loved to hunt and was created by the titaness Gaea, the mother Earth, and the god of the rivers Peneus.


Myths about Daphne

Daphne and the Laurel Tree



Nymphs in Greek Mythology

Callisto- the companion of Artemis

Callisto

the companion of Artemis
Calypso- the capturer of Odysseus

Calypso

the capturer of Odysseus
Daphne- the personification of the laurel tree

Daphne

the personification of the laurel tree
Echo- the Nymph of steady reply

Echo

the Nymph of steady reply
Io- the priestess of Hera in Argos

Io

the priestess of Hera in Argos
Pitys- the personification of the pine

Pitys

the personification of the pine
Syrinx- the Inspiration for Melody

Syrinx

the Inspiration for Melody