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, 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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sea nymphs of the great oceans. [Gk. and Rom. Myth.: Wheeler, 263]
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three thousand daughters of Oceanus and Tethys. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 178]
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How and where did the chorus of Oceanids make their entry?
As the text of the play (114-27) makes clear, Prometheus is unable to see the Oceanids as they arrive.
424, where Athena and Artemis appear with a group of Oceanids in Persephone's account of her own rape.