The home of the nymphs is on mountains and in groves, by springs and rivers, in valleys and cool grottoes.
Nymphs had planted elm-trees, facing towards Troy, which withered away as soon as they had grown high enough to see the captured city.
In the Greek mythology class, the professor spent a few lectures talking about nymphs and their place in Greek legends.
They were known in Roman times, and many votive altars dedicated to Apollo and the nymphs have been found.
Like Perseus, he first applies to the Nymphs, who help him to learn where the garden is.