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In Greek mythology, the Nereids (Νηρηΐδες Nereides, sg. Νηρηΐς Nereis) are sea nymphs (female spirits of sea waters), the 50 daughters of Nereus and Doris, sisters to Nerites. [1]

65 relations: Achilles, Acis and Galatea (mythology), Aegean Sea, Aeneid, Amazons, Amphinome, Amphitrite, Arethusa (mythology), Argonauts, Asia (mythology), Autonoë, Bibliotheca (Pseudo-Apollodorus), Cadmus, Callianassa, Camilla (mythology), Ceto, Clio, Clymene (mythology), Cyclops, Cydippe, Diana (mythology), Dione (mythology), Doris (mythology), Dynamene, Eulimene, Eurydice, Fairy, Folklore, Gaia, Gaius Julius Hyginus, Galene (mythology), Galina, Glauce, Golden Fleece, Greek mythology, Halie, Hesiod, Hippothoe, Homer, Iliad, Iphianassa, Neptune, Nereid (moon), Nereus, Nerites (mythology), Nymph, Opis, Orithyia, Orpheus, Pasithea, ..., Patroclus, Peleus, Phyllodoce, Polyphemus, Pontoporeia, Pontus, Poseidon, Pronoe, Psamathe (Nereid), Thaleia, Theogony, Thetis, Triton (mythology), Virgil, Xantho. Expand index (15 more) »

Achilles

In Greek mythology, Achilles or Achilleus (Ἀχιλλεύς, Achilleus) was a Greek hero of the Trojan War and the central character and greatest warrior of Homer's Iliad.

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Acis and Galatea (mythology)

The story of the love of Acis and the sea-nymph Galatea appears in Ovid's Metamorphoses.

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Aegean Sea

The Aegean Sea (Αιγαίο Πέλαγος; Ege Denizi) is an elongated embayment of the Mediterranean Sea located between the Greek and Anatolian peninsulas, i.e., between the mainlands of Greece and Turkey.

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Aeneid

The Aeneid (Aeneis) is a Latin epic poem, written by Virgil between 29 and 19 BC, that tells the legendary story of Aeneas, a Trojan who travelled to Italy, where he became the ancestor of the Romans.

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Amazons

In Greek mythology, the Amazons (Ἀμαζόνες,, singular Ἀμαζών) were a tribe of women warriors related to Scythians and Sarmatians.

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Amphinome

In Greek mythology, the name Amphinome (Ancient Greek: Ἀμφινόμη) may refer to.

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Amphitrite

In ancient Greek mythology, Amphitrite (Ἀμφιτρίτη) was a sea goddess and wife of Poseidon and the queen of the sea.

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Arethusa (mythology)

In Greek mythology, Arethusa (Ἀρέθουσα) was a nymph and daughter of Nereus (making her a Nereid), who fled from her home in Arcadia beneath the sea and came up as a fresh water fountain on the island of Ortygia in Syracuse, Sicily.

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Argonauts

The Argonauts (Ἀργοναῦται Argonautai) were a band of heroes in Greek mythology, who in the years before the Trojan War, around 1300 BC, accompanied Jason to Colchis in his quest to find the Golden Fleece.

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Asia (mythology)

Asia (Ἀσία) in Greek mythology was a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys.

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Autonoë

In Greek mythology, Autonoë (Αὐτονόη) was a daughter of Cadmus, founder of Thebes, Greece, and the goddess Harmonia.

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Bibliotheca (Pseudo-Apollodorus)

The Bibliotheca (Βιβλιοθήκη Bibliothēkē, "Library"), also known as the Bibliotheca of Pseudo-Apollodorus, is a compendium of Greek myths and heroic legends, arranged in three books, generally dated to the first or second century AD.

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Cadmus

In Greek mythology, Cadmus (Κάδμος Kadmos), was the founder and first king of Thebes.

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Callianassa

Callianassa is a genus of mud shrimps, in the family Callianassidae.

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Camilla (mythology)

In Virgil's Aeneid, Camilla of the Volsci is the daughter of King Metabus and Casmilla.

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Ceto

Ceto (Κητώ, Kētō, "sea monster"), is a primordial sea goddess in Greek mythology, the daughter of Gaia and Pontus.

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Clio

In Greek mythology, Clio (or, more rarely,; Κλειώ, Kleiṓ; "made famous" or "to make famous"), also spelled Kleio, is the muse of history, or in a few mythological accounts, the muse of lyre playing.

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Clymene (mythology)

In Greek mythology, the name Clymene or Klymene (Κλυμένη, Kluménē) may refer to.

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Cyclops

A cyclops (Κύκλωψ, Kyklōps; plural cyclopes; Κύκλωπες, Kyklōpes), in Greek mythology and later Roman mythology, is a member of a primordial race of giants, each with a single eye in the center of his forehead.

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Cydippe

The name Cydippe (Κυδίππη, Kudíppē) is attributed to four individuals in Greek mythology.

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Diana (mythology)

Diana (Classical Latin) was the goddess of the hunt, the moon, and nature in Roman mythology, associated with wild animals and woodland, and having the power to talk to and control animals.

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Dione (mythology)

Dione (Διώνη Dios "She-Zeus" or dios "divine one") is the name of four women in ancient Greek mythology, and one in the Phoenician mythology of Sanchuniathon.

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Doris (mythology)

Doris (Δωρίς "bounty"), an Oceanid, was a sea nymph in Greek mythology, whose name represented the bounty of the sea.

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Dynamene

In Greek mythology, Dynamene (Δυναμένη) was a Nereid or sea-nymph, one of the 50 daughters of Nereus and Doris.

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Eulimene

Eulimene (Εὐλιμήνη) was the name of two characters in Greek mythology.

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Eurydice

In Greek mythology, Eurydice (Εὐρυδίκη, Eurydikē) was an oak nymph or one of the daughters of Apollo.

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Fairy

A fairy (also fata, fay, fey, fae, fair folk; from faery, faerie, "realm of the fays") is a type of mythical being or legendary creature in European folklore, a form of spirit, often described as metaphysical, supernatural, or preternatural.

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Folklore

Folklore is the expressive body of culture shared by a particular group of people; it encompasses the traditions common to that culture, subculture or group.

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Gaia

In Greek mythology, Gaia (or; from Ancient Greek Γαῖα, a poetical form of Γῆ Gē, "land" or "earth"), also spelled Gaea, is the personification of the Earth and one of the Greek primordial deities.

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Gaius Julius Hyginus

Gaius Julius Hyginus (64 BC – AD 17) was a Latin author, a pupil of the famous Cornelius Alexander Polyhistor, and a freedman of Caesar Augustus.

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Galene (mythology)

Galene (Greek: Γαλήνη) in ancient Greek religion was a minor goddess personifying calm seas.

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Galina

Galina, Halina, Halyna (Cyrillic: Галина; from Greek γαλήνη "calmness") is a Russian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Slovene, Croatian, Polish and Ukrainian female name.

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Glauce

In Greek mythology, Glauce (Ancient Greek: Γλαυκή "blue-gray"), Latin Glauca, refers to different people.

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Golden Fleece

In Greek mythology, the Golden Fleece (χρυσόμαλλον δέρας chrysómallon déras) is the fleece of the gold-haired winged ram, which was held in Colchis.

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Greek mythology

Greek mythology is the body of myths and teachings that belong to the ancient Greeks, concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world, and the origins and significance of their own cult and ritual practices.

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Halie

Halie or Halia (Greek: Ἁλίη, Ἁλία; the difference in ending is merely due to dialectal variations) is the name of the following characters in Greek mythology.

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Hesiod

Hesiod (or; Ἡσίοδος Hēsíodos) was a Greek poet generally thought by scholars to have been active between 750 and 650 BC, around the same time as Homer.

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Hippothoe

In Greek mythology, Hippothoe is the name of five distinct characters.

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Homer

Homer (Ὅμηρος, Hómēros) is the name ascribed by the ancient Greeks to the legendary author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, two epic poems that are the central works of ancient Greek literature.

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Iliad

The Iliad (Ἰλιάς, in Classical Attic; sometimes referred to as the Song of Ilion or Song of Ilium) is an ancient Greek epic poem in dactylic hexameter, traditionally attributed to Homer.

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Iphianassa

In Greek mythology, Iphianassa (Ίφιάνασσα Īphianassa "strong queen") is a name that refers to several characters.

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Neptune

Neptune is the eighth and farthest known planet from the Sun in the Solar System.

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Nereid (moon)

Nereid is the third-largest moon of Neptune.

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Nereus

In Greek mythology, Nereus (Νηρεύς) was the eldest son of Pontus (the Sea) and Gaia (the Earth), who with Doris fathered the Nereids and Nerites, with whom Nereus lived in the Aegean Sea.

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Nerites (mythology)

In Greek mythology, Nerites (Νηρίτης) was a minor sea deity, son of Nereus and Doris (apparently their only male offspring) and brother of the fifty Nereids.

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Nymph

A nymph (νύμφη, nýmphē) in Greek and Latin mythology is a minor female nature deity typically associated with a particular location or landform.

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Opis

Opis (Akkadian Upî or Upija; Ὦπις) was an ancient Babylonian city near the Tigris, not far from modern Baghdad.

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Orithyia

Orithyia (Ὠρείθυια Ōreithuia; Ōrīthyia) was the daughter of King Erechtheus of Athens and his wife, Praxithea, in Greek mythology.

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Orpheus

Orpheus (Ὀρφεύς, classical pronunciation) is a legendary musician, poet, and prophet in ancient Greek religion and myth.

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Pasithea

In Greek mythology, Pasithea ("relaxation"), or Pasithee, was one of the Charites (Graces), and the personification of relaxation, meditation, hallucinations and all other altered states of consciousness.

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Patroclus

In Greek mythology, as recorded in Homer's Iliad, Patroclus (Πάτροκλος, Pátroklos, "glory of the father") was the son of Menoetius, grandson of Actor, King of Opus.

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Peleus

In Greek mythology, Peleus (Πηλεύς, Pēleus) was a hero whose myth was already known to the hearers of Homer in the late 8th century BC.

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Phyllodoce

Phyllodoce may refer to.

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Polyphemus

Polyphemus (Πολύφημος Polyphēmos) is the giant son of Poseidon and Thoosa in Greek mythology, one of the Cyclopes described in Homer's Odyssey.

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Pontoporeia

Pontoporeia is a genus of fungi in the family Zopfiaceae.

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Pontus

Pontus may refer to.

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Poseidon

Poseidon (Ποσειδῶν) was one of the Twelve Olympians in ancient Greek religion and myth.

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Pronoe

Pronoe (Προνόη "forethought") refers to six characters in Greek mythology.

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Psamathe (Nereid)

Psamathe (Greek: Ψάμαθη, from ψάμαθος "sand of the sea-shore") was a Nereid in Greek mythology, i.e., one of the fifty daughters of Nereus and Doris.

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Thaleia

Thaleia is a genus of very small ectoparasitic sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks or micromollusks in the Eulimidae family.

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Theogony

The Theogony (Θεογονία, Theogonía,, i.e. "the genealogy or birth of the gods") is a poem by Hesiod (8th – 7th century BC) describing the origins and genealogies of the Greek gods, composed c. 700 BC.

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Thetis

Thetis (Θέτις), is a figure from Greek mythology with varying mythological roles.

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Triton (mythology)

Triton (Τρίτων Tritōn) is a mythological Greek god, the messenger of the sea.

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Virgil

Publius Vergilius Maro (traditional dates October 15, 70 BC – September 21, 19 BC), usually called Virgil or Vergil in English, was an ancient Roman poet of the Augustan period.

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Xantho

Xantho is a genus of crabs in the family Xanthidae, containing five extant species, all restricted to the north-east Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, although Xantho granulicarpis is not universally recognised as a separate species from Xantho hydrophilus.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nereid

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