A nymph is typically any member of a large class of female mythological entities in human form. They are typically associated with a particular location or landform, such as water, forests, land, etc.
Types of nymphs Edit
- Dryads or eerie wives (forest nymphs)
- Hamadryads (dryads connected with trees)
- Leimoniads (meadow nymphs)
- Naiads or Rusalkas (river nymphs; it is actually quite possible that they are one and the same)
- Nereids (sea nymphs)
- Oreads (mountain nymphs)
Creatures similar to nymphs Edit
- Vilas (inhabit hills and forests)
- Nymphs are creatures of ancient Greek mythology, minor divinities associated with nature, frequently 'targeted' by Satyrs. They have various associations with the great deities of the pantheon, such as Poseidon, Artemis, Apollo and Demeter.