NILUS

ΝΕΙΛΟΣ

The god of the river Nile in Egypt, is said to have been a son of Oceanus and Thetys, and father of Memphis and Chione. (Hes. Theog. 338; Apollod. ii. 1. § 4; Serv. ad Aen. iv. 250.) Pindar (Pyth. iv. 90) calls him a son of Cronos.