In Greek mythology Himalia was a nymph of the eastern end of the island of Rhodes. According to Diodorus SiculusZeus was enamoured with her and she produced three sons with him, Spartaios, Kronios, and Kytos: no further information about them survives. Jennifer Larson observes that the dictionary compiler Hesychius of Alexandria gives . denoting an abundance of wheat meal, and notes the agricultural connotations of the sons' names: ""Spartaios recalls sowing, and Kytos means a basket or jar. Kronios denotes a descendant of Kronos, the god of the Golden Age", a mythic time of ease and abundance.