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Nereus

(nēr`o͞os, –ēəs), in Greek mythology, seagod. He was the son of Pontus and Gaea and the father of the nereids (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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). A kindly, wise old man of the sea, Nereus could change into many shapes and had the power of prophecy.

Nereus

venerable sea god of great kindliness. [Gk. Myth.: Century Classical, 744–745]

Nereus

son of Oceanus; father of the Nereids. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 174; Gk. Lit.: Iliad]
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