Mythology & Beliefs: Oceanids
In Greek and Roman Mythology, Oceanids were ocean nymphs; daughters of Oceanus.
Oceanides in Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology
[NYMPHAE.] - A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and
mythology, William Smith, Ed.
Oceanids in Wikipedia
In Greek and, later, Roman mythology, the Oceanids (Ancient
Greek: Ὠκεανίδες, pl. of Ὠκεανίς) were the three thousand
daughters of the Titans Oceanus and Tethys. One of these many
daughters was also said to have been the consort of the god
Poseidon, typically named as Amphitrite. Each was the
patroness of a particular spring, river, ocean, lake, pond,
pasture, flower or cloud. Oceanus and Tethys also had 3000
sons, the river-gods Potamoi (Ποταμοί). Whereas most sources
limit the term Oceanids or Oceanides to the daughters, others
include both the sons and daughters under this term.
Sibelius wrote an orchestral work called Aallottaret (The
Oceanides) in 1914...
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