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Jan 15

Greek Mythology: “The Nereids, Fifty Sea Nymphs”

Posted on Thursday, January 15, 2015 in Links

The Nereids were fifty goddesses of the sea, daughters of Nereus (eldest son of Pontus, the Sea and Gaia, the Earth) and Doris (an Oceanid and Sea Nymph). They were sisters of Nerites (a young minor sea god).

They Nereids were the patrons of sailors and fishermen, who came to the aid of men in distress.

Read more here.


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