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Notebook

Notebook, 1993-

ANCIENT GREEK CULTURE

[From: Kyriazis, Constantine D. Eternal Greece. Translated by Harry T. Hionides. A Chat Publication.]

Asclepios - Atlas - Boreas - Charites - Cybele - Dryads - Eos - Erinyes - Eros - Gaea - Gigantes - Gorgons - Hades - Harpies - Hebe - Helios - Hermaphroditus - Hestia - Horae - Iris - Kronos - Maenads - Moirai - Muses - Naiads - Nereids - Nereus - Nymphs - Oceanides - Oceanos - Pan - Persephone - Priapus - Prometheus - Rhea - Satyrs - Seilenoi - Seilenos - Selene - Themis - Thetis - Triton - Zephyros

Nereus

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This wise and kindly "Old Man" of the sea was the son of Pontus and Gaea, who pre-dated Poseidon. He became the father of the Nereids with his consort Doris, daughter of Oceanos. He always played a secondary role in the myths. His main attribute was kindness. Endowed with prophetic power, he forewarned Paris of the terrible destruction of Troy and of the glorious feats of Heracles and the Argonauts. His kingdom spread principally across the Aegean Sea where he dwelt in a cave flooded by light. [p. 51]

[Kyriazis, Constantine D. Eternal Greece. Translated by Harry T. Hionides. A Chat Publication.]




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