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Mask of elder, Ndale; village kikomo, kiloshi  chiefdom, Eastern Songye.  Photo: © DuNja hErSak, 1978

Mask of elder, Ndale; village kikomo, kiloshi chiefdom, Eastern Songye. Photo: © DuNja hErSak, 1978

Melinoë (Greek Μηλινόη) is a Greek Chthonic Nymph invoked in one of the Orphic Hymns and propitiated as a Bringer of Nightmares and Madness. Melinoë was a daughter of  Persephone, Queen and Goddess of the Underworld. According to the hymn, she brings night terrors to mortals by manifesting in strange forms, "now plain to the eye, now shadowy, now shining in the darkness," and can drive mortals insane.

Melinoë (Greek Μηλινόη) is a Greek Chthonic Nymph invoked in one of the Orphic Hymns and propitiated as a Bringer of Nightmares and Madness. Melinoë was a daughter of Persephone, Queen and Goddess of the Underworld. According to the hymn, she brings night terrors to mortals by manifesting in strange forms, "now plain to the eye, now shadowy, now shining in the darkness," and can drive mortals insane.