Greek - A Cretan nymph. Daughter of Zeus and Carme. Pursued by Minos, she jumped from a cliff into the sea and was rescued by Artemis or, in some versions, turned into a fish. In some versions, she was caught in the nets of the local fishermen and became known as Dictynna. Later she fled to Aegina where she was known as Aphaea. In other accounts, Britomartis is a name of Artemis used in Crete. At times, referred to as Britomartis, Britomart, Britomart, Artemis, Dictynna, Dictynna, Aphaea, Diktunna, Diktynna, Dictyanna, Aphaia, Aphaia, 'sweet maid' or 'sweet maid'.

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