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see nymphnymph
, in Greek mythology, female divinity associated with various natural objects. It is uncertain whether they were immortal or merely long-lived. There was an infinite variety of nymphs. Some represented various localities, e.g.
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in ancient Greek mythology, sea nymphs, the 50 daughters of “the old man of the sea,” Nereus. Hesiod named the Nereids, and many of the names reflect the various qualities of a calm, tender, playful sea. The best-known Nereids are Amphitrite, wife of Poseidon, and Thetis, mother of Achilles. In Slavonic mythology, the inhabitants of the “watery kingdom” (bylina [epic folk song] about Sadko) were similar to the Nereids.


sea nymphs of the Mediterranean. [Gk. and Rom. Myth.: Wheeler, 257]
See: Nymph


fifty daughters of Nereus; attendants of Poseidon. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 174]
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There were Glauce, Thalia and Cymodoce, Nesaia, Speo, Thoe and dark-eyed Halie, Cymothoe, Actaea and Limnorea, Melite, Iaera, Amphithoe and Agave, Doto and Proto, Pherusa and Dynamene, Dexamene, Amphinome and Callianeira, Doris, Panope, and the famous sea-nymph Galatea, Nemertes, Apseudes and Callianassa.
Lake Sibaya was dominated by oligochaetes, chironomid larvae, amphipods and the tanaid Apseudes digitalis (Brown, 1956).
granifera invasion Lake Nhlange 336 chironomid larvae Lake Sibaya 50 amphipods 5700 Apseudes digitalis Lake Bhangazi 446 chironomid larvae South 94 Caridina sp.
O soberano no mediterraneo arcaico ou, como o nomeia Detienne, o 'rei de justica' ou o 'soberano-juiz', detem tres epitetos: alethes, apseudes e nemertes.
Apseudes latreillei abundantly found at 50 m and it decreased to evenness.
Anapagurus hyndmanni Bell, 1845 Apseudes latreillii Milne-Edwards, 1828 Balanus sp.
15) ouk echo eipein allo ge e hoti kai NEG have:1SG say:INF other PTCL but that also touto enomise manteion apseudes this PAST:think:AOR:IND.
but Philochoros says that he [Meton] set up nothing in Kolonos, but that in the archonship of Apseudes [433/2 B.
The species encountered in Guinea Bissau belong to the genus Apseudes from the family Apseudidae (Apseudomorpha), and the genus Leptochelia from the family Leptocheliidae (Tanaidomorpha).
Additions to the genus Apseudes (Crustacea: Tanaidacea) from South Africa.