Water Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Water


  1. Adad storm god; helped cause the Flood. [Babyl. Myth.: Benét, 7]
  2. Adam’s ale water; only drink in Paradise. [Folklore: Brewer Dictionary, 9]
  3. Alpheus river god. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 18]
  4. Apsu personification of fresh water. [Babyl. Myth.: Benét, 4]
  5. Arethusa changed into stream by Artemis to save her from Alpheus. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 29]
  6. Cyane turned into a fountain by Hades. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 70]
  7. Dirce turned into a fountain at death. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 82–83]
  8. Galatea grieving, turned into a fountain. [Gk. Myth.: Metamorphoses]
  9. Jupiter Pluvius dispenser of rain. [Rom. Myth.: Espy, 22]
  10. Neptune in allegories of the elements, personification of water. [Art: Hall, 128]
  11. undine female water spirit. [Medieval Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1115]