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


three thousand daughters of Oceanus and Tethys. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 178]
See: Sea
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As the text of the play (114-27) makes clear, Prometheus is unable to see the Oceanids as they arrive.
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?
Panthea and Ione, two Oceanids. Panthea and Asia, Prometheus' wife, learn from Demogorgon that Prometheus will be set free.