oceanids


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oceanids:

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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Oceanids

sea nymphs of the great oceans. [Gk. and Rom. Myth.: Wheeler, 263]
See: Nymph

Oceanids

three thousand daughters of Oceanus and Tethys. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 178]
See: Sea
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However, if both the roof of the skene and the mechane are ruled out as a means of choral entry, how did the Oceanids enter initially unseen by Prometheus?
It is sometimes argued that there would be no point in drawing attention to the |flight' of normally non-flying Oceanids unless the dramatist was physically representing it through a spectacular effect.
389-406, imagines the Oceanids suspended individually from ropes.