Greek mythology

DORIS

Greek Sea Goddess

Sea Goddess and mother of the Nereids

The daughter of OCEANUS and TETHYS, she is the wife of NEREUS and mother of the fifty NEREIDS. Her name means ‘abundance’ which is not surprising.

One of her daughters, THETIS, gave birth to Achilles and another, AMPHITRITE, became Mrs POSEIDON.

Doris Facts and Figures

Name: Doris
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: None known

Gender: Female
Type: deity
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: the Ocean
Area of expertise: Sea, Seas, Ocean, Oceans

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 19039

Article last updated on 30 November 2017 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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