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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.[1] Sibelius wrote an orchestral work called Aallottaret (The Oceanides) in 1914...

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