Abia (Ἀβία) was, in Greek mythology, the nursemaid of Hyllus, a son of Heracles.[1] She built a temple of Heracles at Ira in Messenia, for which the Heraclid Cresphontea afterwards honored her in various other ways, and also by changing the name of the town of Ira into Abia.[2]


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