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Eripa (Εριφια) whose name means "Of the Goat-Kid" is one of the Nysiades.  She was one of the Okeanides who took care of Dionysios on Mount Nysa until he was grown.  This was done so that if Dionysios was hidden he could avoid the wrath of Hera.


Okeanos & Tethys


When Dionysios grew up and began spreading the gift of wine with the world the Nysiades along with Silenius became his first followers  and became known as Maenad.