Mythology & Beliefs: Oreads
In Greek and Roman Mythology, Oreads were mountain nymphs.
Oreades in Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology
[NYMPHAE.] - A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and
mythology, William Smith, Ed.
Oreads in Wikipedia
In Greek mythology, an Oread or Orestiad (Ὀρεάδες / Όρεστιάδες
from ὄρος, "mountain") was a type of nymph that lived in
mountains, valleys, ravines. They differ from each other
according to their dwelling: the Idae were from Mount Ida,
Peliades from Mount Pelia, etc. They were associated with
Artemis, since the goddess, when she went out hunting,
preferred mounts and rocky precipices. - Wikipedia
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